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.

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment.

This year’s theme is “Communication for All.”



Training Available

A communication strategies course that helps people and their families with hearing loss!


Get Involved

CHHA educates, informs and inspires members to establish the best communication strategy to meet their individual needs.


Be Informed

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


Our Beginning

The CHHA Foundation is a registered charitable fundraising organization established to the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association.


Emergency Communication

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



Continuously working on new and innovative ways to assist people with hearing impairment.

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90% of people with hearing loss can improve communication with a properly fitted hearing aid, counselling or environmental changes.

85 decibels

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

3 million

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.