Hearing Resources

National Organizations

Canadian Academy of Audiology – The Canadian Academy of Audiology is dedicated to enhancing the role of audiologists as primary hearing health care providers through advocacy, education and research

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada – A member-driven organization that supports, promotes and elevates the professions of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in Canada

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Empower all Canadians living with hearing loss through education, public awareness, service and advocacy

National Hearing Conservation Association – The mission of the National Hearing Conservation Association is to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society.

Canadian Hearing Society – The Canadian Hearing Society is a 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

National Centre for Audiology – The NCA has the largest educational and research programs in the field and is a state-of-the-art Audiology and teaching, research, and clinical service

Silent Voice Canada – Silent Voice is a not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 1975. It is the only organization in the Greater-Toronto-Area (GTA) offering community and family-based support to Deaf children and adults in American Sign Language(ASL)

VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children – To ensure that all children with hearing loss have their rights upheld with access to services for developing their abilities to learn to hear, listen and speak. VOICE develops and implements programs and services encompassing four principal areas: Parent Support, Public Education, Advocacy, and Auditory-Verbal Therapy


Hearing Loss

Assistive Devices Program (ADP) – Information about the Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

Assistive Devices Program (ADP) for Hearing Aids – Information about the Assistive Devices Program (ADP), and Provincial funding for Hearing Aids in Ontario

Association for Late Deafened Adults – ALDA works collaboratively with other organizations around the world serving the needs of late-deafened people and extends a welcome to everyone, late deafened or not, who supports our goals

Associated Audiologists, Inc. – Specialists in hearing conditions, prescription hearing tests, hearing aid fitting and assistive devices. Kansas City locations

Audiology Online – Online continuing education / CEUs, news and information, jobs, classifieds, and topics related to the audiology profession

Beginnings – For Parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Better Hearing Institute – The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is a not-for-profit corporation that educates the public about the neglected problem of hearing loss and what can be done about it

Canadian Hearing Society – Removing barriers to communication and promoting equity for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing

Captioned Media Program – The mission of the Captioned Media Program (CMP) is to provide all persons who are deaf or hard of hearing awareness of and equal access to communication and learning through the use of captioned educational media and supportive collateral materials

Captioning Web – Advocacy for Captioning

Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency (DCARA) – DCARA’s mission is to promote self-determination, independence, and celebration of American Sign Language among a diverse Deaf community, regardless of their communication background, through its services and programs

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) – The mission of the program is to provide access to basic telephone service for Californians who have difficulty using the telephone

Dr. Jack Kolenda, M.D., FRCS (C) – Otolaryngology (ENT), Head & Neck Surgery, Facial Cosmetics
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Healthy Hearing – Broad range of hearing related questions and answers

Hearing Ear Dogs of Canada

Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers – H.E.A.R.’s mission is the prevention of hearing loss and tinnitus among musicians and music fans (especially teens) through education awareness and grassroots outreach advocacy

Hearing Exchange – For people with hearing loss, parents and professionals

Hearing Loss Association of America – The nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss who’s mandate is to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support

Insight Cinema – InSight Cinema is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the big screen movie-going experience to the 30 million deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) and English-as-a-second-language (ESL) audiences in the U.S.

My Baby’s Hearing – Pediatric and Newborn Hearing Issues

Ontario Interpreting Services – Sign Language Interpreting Agency

SF SPCA Hearing Dog Program

The Hearing Foundation of Canada – A national non-profit hearing health organization that is focused on funding medical research, public education programs and advocacy

Vestibular Disorders Association – Acoustic Neuroma – Information about development, diagnosis and treatment of an Acoustic Neuroma

Vestibular Disorders Association (Age-Related Dizziness and Imbalance) – Information about the vestibular system, vestibular disorders and age-related dizziness

Vestibular Disorders Association – Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease – Information about Autoimmmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED)

Vestibular Disorders Association – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) – Information about the causes, types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Vestibular Disorders Association – Cholesteatoma – Information about causes, symptoms and treatment of a cholesteatoma

Vestibular Disorders Association – Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (EVAS) – Information about causes, prevalence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (EVAS)

Vestibular Disorders Association – Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis – Information about inner ear structure and funtion, types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis

Vestibular Disorders Association – Meniere’s Disease – Information about causes, symptoms, prognosis and treatment of Meniere’s Disease

Vestibular Disorders Association – Otosclerosis – Information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Otosclerosis

Vestibular Disorders Association – Perilymph Fistula – Information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of Perilymph Fistula

VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children – Established by parents to offer support to other families with children who are deaf and hard of hearing


Hearing Health

AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – General Information

A Legal Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities (ARCH) – A guide to disability rights

Apraxia-KIDS – General Information on Apraxia

Barrier Free Communication to Employment

Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf

Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf

Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD) – CAD is the national consumer organization of Canada’s 300,000 Deaf citizens

The Hanen Centre – The Hanen Centre is a recognized innovator in family-focused early language intervention programs and learning resources for parents and professionals around the world

The John Tracy Clinic – Education Program

Medicard – Patient financing available for the purchase of hearing aids Halton Hearing Centre is a registered provider with Medicard

National Stuttering Association – The National Stuttering Association (NSA) is the largest support group organization in the United Stages for people who stutter

Ontario Disability Support Program – Information about disability-related benefits for hearing aids through the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ontario Disability Support Program

Pre School Express – Preschool Activities & Ideas for Teachers, Parents and Grandparents

The Stuttering Foundation – The Stuttering Foundation provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering

Veterans Affairs Canada – Information about Veterans Affairs Canada, disability benefits and entitlement eligibility guidelines for hearing aids

Wake Forest Medical Center – The Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) – Information about claims, WSIB Policy & Guidelines for Occupational Noise-Induced hearing loss before 1990


Hearing Education

Acoustic Neuroma Association – A Patient member organization, providing information and support to persons diagnosed with or treated for acoustic neuroma and other benign tumors of the cranial nerves.

AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – General Information

American Acadamy of Audiology – General Information

American Auditory Society – Scientific resource

American Speech Language Hearing Association – General Information

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) – AHIP’s mission is to represent and guide its members in the practice of testing hearing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing

Association for Late Deafened Adults (ALDA) – ALDA works collaboratively with other organizations around the world serving the needs of late-deafened people and extends a welcome to everyone, late deafened or not, who supports our goals

Auditory-Verbal International – Auditory-Verbal International, Inc ® (AVI) is a private non-profit international membership organization whose principal objective is to promote listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (CASLPA) – CASLPA champions the needs of people with communication disorders, as well as supports and represents the professional needs of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) – The Canadian Academy of Audiology is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the profession of Audiology, the provision of quality hearing health care and education to those with, or at risk for, hearing and/or vestibular disorders

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – National nonprofit consumer organization run by and for hard of hearing people

Clarke School – Clarke School for the Deaf Center for Oral Education

Cochlear – Information on Cochlear Implants

Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation – The Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation exists to provide information, resources and support to persons who may be eligible for cochlear implants

College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) – The purpose of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario is to regulate the professions, in the public interest, and to govern its members

Deafness Research Foundation – Reasearch Information

ENT Link – Ear, Nose and Throat Care

Hearing Exchange – For People with Hearing Loss, Parents and Professionals

The Hyperacusis Network – The Hyperacusis Network consists of individuals who have a collapsed tolerance to sound, and support thereof

International Hearing Society – The International Hearing Society (IHS) is the nonprofit, professional association that represents Hearing Instrument Specialists

Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf – Parent-infant and preschool programs, kindergarten to second grade education on campus, and comprehensive mainstream support services through sixth grade off campus

John Tracy Clinic – Services for parents of infants and preschool children with hearing loss

Melissa McFadden – Chief Audiologist – Connect with Melissa McFadden, an Audiologist working in the Oakville, Mississauga and Burlington area for over 10 years.

National Centre for Audiology – The National Centre for Audiology provides an interdisciplinary environment within which to expand knowledge of hearing function, the needs of people with hearing impairment, and behavioural and technological methods to assist persons with hearing loss

Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists – A not-for-profit association which represents, promotes, and supports its members in their work on behalf of all Ontarians, especially those with communication disorders, swallowing difficulties, or hearing health care needs


Hearing Products

Audiology Awareness Campaign – A group of several professional entities providing support and educating the public about hearing loss. Users are welcome to pose questions to a Question and Answer Board

Batteries for your Hearing Aids – Information about high-quality hearing aid batteries

Bernafon – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Ear Service Corporation (ESCO) – The leading provider of loss and damage coverage for the hearing industry

Earmold Design, Inc. – Manufacturer of hearing aid earmolds, swimmers plugs, custom bluetooth headsets, custom hearing protection, musicians’ plugs and pilots’ receivers

Emtech Laboratories, Inc. – Emtech is a dependable source for earmolds, noise and ear protectors, accessories and supplies

Entific Medical Systems – Suppliers of BAHA (bone anchored sound aids) and osseointegration systems for facial rehabilitation

GN Resound Corporation – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Green Shield Canada – Information about Extended Health Benefits for hearing aids through Green Shield Canada

Handtronix – Test your own hearing online, contribute an article, read about hearing loss or the latest technology for hearing screening. This is an audiology magazine and calendar of events

Lilli Electronics Co. – Hearing aid repair service based in Ukiah, California. Company background, rates and order form

Manulife Financial – Information about Extended Health Benefits for hearing aids through Manulife Financial

Microsonic Inc. – Microsonic is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading full service earmold laboratories

NoiseMeters.com – Supplier of sound level meters, noise dosimeters, environmental noise monitors, and acoustic calibrators for measuring occupational and environmental noise exposures. Will ship worldwide. Includes product information

Oakville Hearing Aids – A resource for hearing aids and learn about the newest hearing aid technologies in Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington and Halton

Oticon – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Phonak – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Phoenix Hearing Instruments – Supplies a wide range of technology for the hearing impaired

Precision Laboratories, Inc. – Manufacturer of custom earmolds for hearing aids, and protection, monitors and communications for race teams and law enforcement departments

Rayovac – Hearing Aid Batteries

Siemens – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Sonic Innovations – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

SoundBytes – The Hearing Enhancement Resource Company – Specialty products for hearing loss

Starkey – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Sun Life Financial – Information about Extended Health Benefits for hearing aids through Sun Life Financial

Unitron – Hearing Aid Manufacturer

Westone – Custom Earplugs and Earmolds

Westone Labs Inc. – Supplies earmolds and accessories for hearing health care professionals. Manufacturers custom fit hearing protection devices

Widex – Hearing Aid Manufacturer


Tinnitus

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – Information about Tinnitus, including symptoms, causes and risk factors

American Tinnitus Assocation – Committed to a Cure for Tinnitus

Deafness Research Foundation – Reasearch Information

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research – Information about Tinnitus, including symptoms, causes and risk factors

MedicineNet – Information about Tinnitus, including symptoms, causes and risk factors

National Hearing Conservation Association – The mission of the NHCA is to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society

Neuromonics – Tinnitus Treatment

Noise Free America – Noise Free America is dedicated to fighting noise pollution, especially from boom cars, car alarms, leaf blowers, and motorcycles

Noise Pollution Clearinghouse – The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is a national non-profit organization with extensive online noise related resources

Vestibular Disorders Association – Tinnitus – Information about causes, common ear disorders, diagnosis and treatment of tinnitus (ie. ringing in the ears)

Quiet Classrooms – Quiet Classrooms is an alliance of non-profit organizations working to create better learning environments in schools by reducing noise


Oakville Community

Cyclex Business Directory Canada – Business Directory for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program – The mission of the program is to provide access to basic telephone service for Californians who have difficulty using the telephone

Found Locally Oakville and Burlington – Business directory for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Fyple Oakville – Business directory for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Insight Cinema – InSight Cinema is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the big screen movie-going experience to the 30 million deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) and English-as-a-second-language (ESL) audiences in the U.S.

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Providing solutions for living with vision loss since 1902

Milton Orthodontics – Orthodontics for Adults and Youth, Braces, Retainers, Invisalign Aligners. Dr Eva Berka Orthodontist, serving Milton, Campbellville and the surrounding area

Mary Ellen Cann School of Highland Dancing – School of Highland Dancing for Adults and Youth. Rental of traditional Scottish Highland and National Costumes. Guelph, Ontario. Dancers from Studio available for shows to promote of the Scottish history

Medicard – Financing option for Hearing Aids

Meals on Wheels

Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre – Health Services Resource for Mississauga Halton

Near You Business Directory – Business directory for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Oakville B.I.A. – Business listing for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Oakville Business Directory – Find local businesses, services, products and agencies

Oakville Business Classifieds Directory – Oakville’s online company directory. Explore company websites and find businesses in the Oakville area. Business directory listing for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville & Burlington

Oakville Business Classifieds in Ontario – Oakville’s online company directory. Find independent businesses in the Oakville/Burlington/Halton area. Business directory listing for the Halton hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Oakville-Burlington Business Directory & Community Information – The only search engine you need for your business and your shopping

Oakville Chamber of Commerce – Oakville’s leading business organization

Oakville Economic Development – The Economic Development department provides economic development services, for the Town of Oakville and the business community at large

Oakville Parks, Recreation and Culture

Oakville Real Estate – Find your dream home in Oakville

Oakville Tourism

Ontario Interpreting Services – Sign Language Interpreting Agency

Ourbis Communications Inc. – Business listing for the Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

Support for Families – Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

YLM Oakville – YLM Business Listing for Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario

411.ca Business Directory – Business listing for Halton Hearing Centre in Oakville, Ontario


Oakville Healthcare Connections

Alzheimer Society – Offers programs and services in Oakville, Halton and Hamilton to assist caregivers caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

BioPed – Specializing in custom made orthotics and orthopaedic footwear, compression stockings and knee/ankle braces in Oakville

Branka Vidovic Royal LePage – Accredited Seniors Agent, providing real estate services in Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga since 2009

Condolence Concierge Inc. – One-stop service that helps manage the extensive list of tasks that come with settling an estate (Call 416-409-2843)

Halton Harps – Providing therapeutic and recreational harp music services in Oakville and the Halton region

Halton Hearing Centre – Providing a full range of services including hearing aid sales and repairs, hearing tests, hearing aid recommendations, as well as hearing aid batteries, hearing aid accessories and supplies. You will see the difference and hear the results.

Henderson Counselling – Individual, Couple and Sex Therapy for healthier and productive relationships

Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home – Funeral pre-planning for peace of mind in Oakville, Ontario

MedPro Direct – Incontinence specialists providing a full range of incontinence products

Memory M-Aids – A peel-and-stick line of products to help persons with memory loss in Oakville and the Halton region

Oakville Osteoporosis Group – Offering information and support to those affected by osteoporosis in Oakville since 1992

Revera Retirement Living – Full range of options and select the lifestyle that suits you in Oakville and Mississauga

Shoppers Home Healthcare – Sales and rental of medical equipment in Oakville, ON

SmartMeds Pharmacy – Full-service retail pharmacy that features home visit medication reviews in Burlington, Oakville, and Halton region

Thistlecreek Health Care Ltd. – Private health care in Oakville, ranging from nursing visits, to companions, to Live-Ins, and to Live-Out care