The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s vision is a Canadian society that is respectful and fully accessible to people with hearing loss.
Find CHHA Near You
CHHA has 22 branches, 6 provincial/territorial chapters and 1 national network.
Upcoming CHHA Events
Jun 201824/06/2018 – 9th Annual Cochlear Implant Club Meeting – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aug 201830/08/2018 - 03/09/2018 – Speech Reading Instructor Training – All Day
Sep 201815/09/2018 – CHHA National 2018 Annual General Meeting - Edmonton, AB – All Day
90% of people with hearing loss can improve communication with a properly fitted hearing aid, counselling 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, over 3 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.