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People are Talking–Winter Newsletter

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in News | 0 comments

People are Talking–Winter Newsletter

Curious what the Center has been up to? Our 2017 winter newsletter highlights our upcoming Centennial Gala, our new partnership with the University of the Pacific, and more! Winter 2017 Newsletter

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A Century of Hearing

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

A Century of Hearing

We are thrilled to announce the Hearing and Speech Center’s Centennial Gala, which will take place on Friday, May 12, at seven in the evening at the St. Francis Yacht Club. 2017 marks one-hundred years of service for the agency! We invite you to join us in recognizing the Center’s rich history and celebrating the beginning of our second century of service. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6pm, followed by an elegant dinner in the Golden Gate/Northwest Room. We will be honoring former director John...

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Your Support Makes a Difference!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your Support Makes a Difference!

Communication is a right, not a luxury. Communication can have a huge impact on a person’s ability to succeed in school, secure employment, and work through barriers that they may encounter in day-to-day life. People who aren’t able to access hearing services that they need are at risk for isolation and depression, and may have trouble getting a job or even finding somewhere to live. Poverty is a problem around the world, including right here in the Bay Area, and many people with communication challenges need extra support to break this...

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FDA improves hearing aid accessibility

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in News | 0 comments

FDA improves hearing aid accessibility

From the California Academy of Audiology press release:   On December 7, while providing comments at the National Academy of Sciences meeting on Hearing Health Care for Adults, Dr. Eric Mann, Clinical Deputy Director at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced that, effective immediately, the Agency no longer intends to enforce the requirement that individuals 18 and over receive a medical evaluation or sign a waiver prior to purchasing most hearing aids. The California Academy of Audiology has long advocated for this...

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Our 2015-16 Community Annual Report is Out!

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Our 2015-16 Community Annual Report is Out!

Our 2016 community annual report provides a general overview of the services offered at the Hearing and Speech Center, as well as the highlights of the last fiscal year. In the last year, we provided 909 pediatric audiology appointments; 1,107 hearing aid evaluations and consultations; 4,1818 units of speech/language therapy and evaluation, and 450 free hearing screenings at senior centers, Project Homeless Connect, community centers, and more. Click here to read the whole...

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Check out Wine 4 Words Photos on Flickr!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Check out Wine 4 Words Photos on Flickr!

Thanks to all who came out to support our education programs on October 23! We had an amazing turn-out and loved seeing our families and friends. Thank you to Kathryn Hetzner for taking the majority of these beautiful shots! Check out our Flickr album.

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People are Talking – Check out our Fall Newsletter!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in News | 0 comments

People are Talking – Check out our Fall Newsletter!

Curious what the Center has been up to? Our 2016 fall newsletter highlights a great program we’re offering in partnership with UCSF, introduces you to new staff members, and more! Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Check out this year’s Superfest!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Check out this year’s Superfest!

Superfest: International Disability Film Festival is a showcase of juried films held in San Francisco and Berkeley. The festival exhibits the most innovative and provocative works from both seasoned filmmakers and emerging media arts professionals. The Hearing and Speech Center is a proud community supporter. Tickets for the festival are available now!

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Hearing and Speech Center is the #1 Practice in San Francisco!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Hearing and Speech Center is the #1 Practice in San Francisco!

We are very happy to announce that the HSC was ranked the #1 practice (again!) in San Francisco by the Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook with a 94% score. We ranked 6th in the entire greater Bay Area from a total of 60 or so practices evaluated. To see the full report, through September 30th, click here.   Below is the rating criteria sheet provided showing our performance compared to the average...

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Join the Party!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Join the Party!

Tickets for Wine 4 Words are on sale now! Please join us for a day of fun in the sun, including food and wine, art, music, face painting, and more. Wine 4 Words benefits the education programs of the Hearing and Speech Center.   Powered by...

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