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The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s vision is to inspire and empower Canadians impacted by hearing loss.

Our Mission

Connecting Canadians impacted by hearing loss through advocacy, education and community engagement.

Our Values

We cherish diversity.
We break down walls and build bridges.
We drive Change.

GET IN THE HEARING LOOP

Removing Communication Barriers

A national movement by CHHA to promote communication access and support a barrier-free Canada.

CHHA CONFERENCE

Save the Dates

Join us May 31, 2022 – June 2, 2022.  Presented virtually.  More information on the program and conference details to come.

CHHA E-Store

Barrier-Free Hearing Solutions & Communications Store

A Social Enterprise by CHHA that provides accessible communication and hearing solution products, services and resources to the hard of hearing community.

T-911

Emergency Communication

A free text communication service enabling deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired persons in the event of an emergency.

HEARING EDUCATION

Be Informed

Tailored resources, information and educational resources to build awareness of hearing issues.

STRATEGIC PLAN

2020-2023

We are very pleased to announce the 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. This plans sets out the strategic direction we will undertake on issues that matter to our community.

90%

90% of people with hearing loss can improve communication with hearing assistive technology, counseling or environmental changes.

85 decibels

Sounds over 85 decibels can be harmful to hearing, these could include: Rock concerts, dance clubs and MP3 players.

4 million

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.