In order to provide the highest standard of communication and hearing health support, IDHHC employs registered Audiologists and certified Communication Health Assistants. The Hearing Health Services team members bring a wide range of expertise and knowledge, in order to provide client-centred services such as:
- Understanding and recognizing the signs of hearing loss
- Developing skills to communicate with someone who has a hearing loss
- Developing strategies for managing difficult listening situations
- Developing speechreading and listening skills
- Increasing knowledge of hearing aids and cochlear implants
- Supporting individuals who use hearing aids and cochlear implants
- Hearing loss prevention
- Support regarding selecting and purchasing assistive devices
Sound of Change
Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) has established the Sound of Change Initiative, designed to provide refurbished hearing aids to vulnerable and at-risk populations including low-income seniors and adults.
This initiative will provide free hearing assessment and treatment services and, working with local Lions of BC Hearing Conservation Society and other community partners, provide free refurbished hearing aids to low income individuals. Click to learn more.
For information or inquiries about hearing loss please feel free to contact us and we would be happy to help.