Once you recognize that you have a hearing disability, you have various options.

The decision to have an assisted hearing device can be a difficult. What device is best for you is just one of many questions that you will want answered.

On this page we have included links to help answer many of the questions that you may have. We hope that the information will assist your dialogue with the Kincardine Hearing Clinic.

Links to Educational Resources

Hey People, Can You Hear Me?
Music Induced Hearing Loss Is Becoming A Big Problem!

Noise and specifically music induced hearing loss is a growing problem among today’s population. This resource is very informative about the topic, it covers what noise/music induced hearing loss is, the common causes, the detrimental affects, and how to decrease your risk.

Click here to read more.

The Canadian Hearing Society

Founded in 1940 and unique in North America, CHS offers a complete roster of essential
services . . .

use this link to go to the Hearing Foundation of Canada

The Hearing Foundation of Canada is a national nonprofit organization. It is committed to eliminating the devastating effects of hearing loss . . .

Funding Resources

Minsitry of Health

The objective of the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) is to provide consumer centered support and funding to Ontario residents who have long-term physical disabilities and to provide access to personalized assistive devices appropriate for the individual’s basic needs.

You may also qualify for funding through your own insurance company, Workplace Safety Insurance Board or Veterans Affairs Canada.

Telecommunicating and Accessibility Issues for the Deaf
The above link provides information and issues in area of Telecommunications and Computer Accessibility.