Hearing Awareness Month
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) will be promoting public awareness about hearing health and barriers to communication during Speech and Hearing Awareness Month in May.
Did you know?
- In Canada, 1 in 4 adult Canadians has some form of hearing loss.
- 1 in 5 Canadian youth has signs of hearing loss.
- Aging is the number one cause of hearing loss, with severity increasing over time.
During Speech and Hearing Awareness Month, CHS will be highlighting how technology, changing societal attitudes and legislation have contributed to increased communication avenues for all people, including people who are Deaf, hard of hearing