Canadian Hearing Services

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Hearing Help Classes

Description
Description (Service) Educate adults on how to overcome the challenges associated with acquired hearing loss 
  • classes provide information and education on hearing loss, hearing aids and other communication devices, and strategies to improve communication 
  • offered several times a year, individual sessions can be arranged
 
Falls Prevention - Dizziness and balance issues are often directly related to hearing health 
  • additionally, since people rely on sound for orientation in the environment, a person may not be as quickly aware of a potentially hazardous situation when hearing is decreased 
  • therefore, proper hearing health and hearing loss management are important components of falls prevention
 
Member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)potentially hazardous situation when hearing is decreased
Service Details
Hours Vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Inquiries from all ages welcome
Application Registration required * call or visit website
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Website, Interpretation, Publications
Fees Service - Call for details * one family member or friend welcome to attend sessions at no cost
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe County
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll Free 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone Toll Free 1-877-215-9530 * to reach any program or staff member, dial the number and use your keypad to select from the menu options
Crisis Phone Emergency Interpreting Services: 1-866-518-0000 | TTY: 1-877-215-9530 | urgent@chs.ca | SMS/Text: 416-712-6637 (charges may apply)  
 
Deaf-Blind Intervening Services: 1-866-518-0000 | TTY: 1-877-215-9530 | Allan Wareham, awareham@chs.ca
Fax 1-866-781-8999
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/canadianhearingservices
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-canadian-hearing-society
RSS RSS: www.chs.ca/rss.xml
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/cdnhearing
YouTube YouTube: youtube.com/CHSCanadaTV
Primary Contact Jeremy Hill
Primary Executive Kim Nicholson, District Manager; Email: knicholson@chs.ca

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