Canadian Hearing Society

The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) offers a wide range of programs and services, products and information on their website and at locations across Ontario, to help remove communication barriers at home, at school and at work, and provide support and advice for people of all ages who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. CHS offers a complete roster of essential services, including sign language interpreting; employment consulting; sign language instruction; speechreading training; hearing testing & hearing clinics; hearing aids; counselling, accessibility services, education programs; and a complete range of communication devices that assist and augment communication including text telephones (TTYs), visual smoke detectors, baby monitors, signalling devices and alarm clocks.  CHS’s national advocacy initiatives and partnerships further the organization’s goal of removing communications barriers and promoting equity for its consumers.  The organization’s communication devices program has partnered with the organizations for the deaf in Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan.