Each summer, AHIHA hosts a week-long hockey camp designed especially for these athletes. The Stan Mikita Hockey School for the Hearing Impaired is named after one of the co-founders of AHIHA and a member of the National Hockey League's Hall of Fame.
Since AHIHA was founded in 1973, over 2,000 hearing impaired youngsters from across the country have participated in AHIHA-sponsored programs and clinics. AHIHA has been the primary supplier of players to the U.S. Deaf Olympic Hockey Team, which has won gold and silver medals at several international competitions.
A not-for-profit organization that is based in Chicago, AHIHA also assists the hearing impaired community in other ways, such as helping players obtain hearing aids and speech, auditory and language therapy.
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