One of our most frequently asked questions is “where can I have a hearing test”? Individuals in Newfoundland and Labrador have a variety of options for a hearing test, including Audiology clinics in the public health (hospital) system, or through private practice hearing health clinics.
With great sadness, CHHA-NL board of directors and staff announce the passing of Families Resource Group chairperson Susan Brown on February 26, 2017.
Save the date to attend the annual CHHA-NL Summer Camp for families of children with hearing loss.
A Memorial Univerity researcher has discovered a gene mutation linked to hearing loss in young children in Newfoundland and Labrador, and a team of researchers has set up in Grand Falls-Windsor to study genetic hearing loss.
The City of St. John’s is making New Years Eve 2016 celebrations more hearing accessible with FM listening systems. Find the details here.
The Hear and Achieve Inclusion Grant assists children, youth and young adults in Newfoundland and Labrador with hearing loss to overcome barriers when participating in extra-curricular and other community activities.
On December 2, we put the Hearing Loss Challenge out to Newfoundland and Labrador – wear earplugs for one hour, or more, to gain a better understanding of the communication barriers experienced by someone with hearing loss. Here are some of your stories.
On November 25, 2016 the CHHA Gander branch donated new equipment to the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander.
Accommodating hearing loss in houses of worship does not have to be complicated. In St. John’s, local parish Mary Queen of Peace has taken steps to be more hearing accessible with an FM listening system, supported by a grant from the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Newfoundland and Labrador (CHHA-NL).
Announcing the winners of the 2016 Community Awards in the areas of Advocacy, Accessibility, Awareness and Hearing Conservation.