According to the World Health Organization, more than 275 million people worldwide are deaf or hearing impaired.
Lions service activities for people who are deaf or have a hearing impairment may include:
For information on hearing impairment, visit the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Alexander Graham Bell Association or contact our Health and Children's Services Department.
For information about planning service activity projects related to hearing impairment – including information for chairpersons – please visit the Hearing section of our Member Center.
More than 15 million children have been screened by Sight for Kids – a joint initiative of LCIF and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care – that provides vision screenings, eyeglasses and other treatments.