Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
The Canadian Hearing Society is the leading provider of services, products, and information that: remove barriers to communication; advance hearing health; promote equity for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
Since 1940, The Canadian Hearing Society has been the leading provider of services,
products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
Unique in North America, CHS offers a complete roster of essential services under one roof through 27 offices including sign language interpreting to bridge the gap between Deaf and hearing people; one-on-one language development for deaf children using play as the medium of learning; employment services; sign language instruction;
Speech reading training; and, the most complete range of communication devices that assist and augment communication including TTYs (text telephones), visual smoke detectors, baby monitors and alarm clocks.
Topic Area: Specific disability: Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing
Type: Organization website
Source/Organization: Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
Geographic Focus: National
Language: English and French
Purpose: Provides information about services, products and information for hearing issues
Date reviewed: January 2013