Children with hearing loss might be able to receive hearing assistive technology at no cost if their Individualized Education Program (IEP) specifies they need the assistive technology (such as hearing aids or FM systems) in order to receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). For more information, see the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Additionally, we know funding hearing aids for children can be a challenge for those without the means to purchase them privately or who are not covered under insurance. Here are some additional resources that may be of assistance for pediatric patients with a hearing loss:
More resources can be found on the ASHA website: https://www.asha.org/public/coverage/p4audfundingresources/