Hearing & Beyond in Vietnam is a small, privately funded NGO that assists Deaf & Hard of Hearing children in Hội An. Despite Hội An having a population of 100,000 people, there is no schooling available for these children. This is where Hearing & Beyond in Vietnam has found a niche. In Việt Nam there are approximately 200,000 children under the age of eighteen with hearing loss. There are very limited numbers of schools available for hearing impaired children in Việt Nam. Because hearing testing at birth is not common, coupled with the limited access to modern audiology technology, early intervention is difficult to carry out.