The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s vision is to inspire and empower Canadians impacted by hearing loss.
Connecting Canadians impacted by hearing loss through advocacy, education and community engagement.
We cherish diversity.
We break down walls and build bridges.
We drive Change.
90% of people with hearing loss can improve communication with hearing assistive technology, counseling or environmental changes.
Sounds over 85 decibels can be harmful to hearing, these could include: Rock concerts, dance clubs and MP3 players.
One out of ten Canadians, 4 million people have a hearing loss including 6 out of 1000 children. Of these six, nine out of ten are born to hearing parents.
4 in 1,000
Approximately 4 in 1,000 Canadian babies are born with some degree of hearing loss or will develop early progressive childhood hearing loss.