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Learn more about Chatterbugs Preschool!

Chatterbugs Preschool continues to provide an exemplary educational environment for children ages 1.5 to 5 years of age with hearing loss and communication challenges. We know that young children, especially those under the age of three, learn best through relationship based care and quality environments. The home visits and primary care model we started last year continue […]

Partner Spotlight

Kaiser Permanente’s community involvement uniquely pairs grant funding with 65 years of clinical expertise, medical research, and volunteerism to support prevention-focused, evidence-based programs that are expanding access to care and creating healthy environments. Kaiser Permanente recently awarded the Hearing and Speech Center a $10,000 grant to support our Hearing Connect Program that will help more […]

Struggling with Tinnitus?

When Tinnitus or Hyperacusis first begins, most people are concerned and seek information as to the cause. They worry about whether it is a sign of something “bad” which causes significant distress. Curious and concerned patients come to our clinic to get detailed information and strategies for reducing the impact of their tinnitus. Patients who […]

Giving Back – Resonance Gala 2019

Thank you to all those who donated to, and attended the Hearing and Speech Center’s 5th annual Resonance Gala on Friday, May 10th at the St. Francis Yacht Club. A special thank you to our top sponsors: ReSound (Platinum), Starkey (Gold), and Widex (Silver)! With the support of all those who donated, our programs at […]

Meet our 2019 Resonance Gala Honorees

SonicCloud’s technology has been hailed by hearing industry experts, thought leaders, and technology publications.  Fast Company honored SonicCloud as a “World Changing Idea” in its April 2018 issue, and for its “Trailblazing Design” in its October 2018 issue. Apple invited SonicCloud to its 2017 Worldwide Developer conference as the only Hearing app, and SonicCloud was […]

Center Spotlight: Jessie Johnson, Improving Healthcare through Assistive Technology

  Center Spotlight: Jessie Johnson, Improving Healthcare through Assistive Technology  Everyone who has been to the Hearing and Speech Center has probably met our Clinical Practice Manager, Jessie Johnson. You may not know that beyond coordinating our audiology team, Jessie is the driving force behind our community outreach. She teaches classes about how to care for […]

The Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California is partnering with Project Homeless Connect

The Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California is partnering with Project Homeless Connect (PHC) by offering hearing services to San Francisco’s homeless, and near homeless, through the Community Day of Service program. Project Homeless Connect is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with city agencies, businesses, organizations, and the community to offer comprehensive services by […]

Dating with Hearing Loss

First dates are stressful enough. Add hearing loss into the mix and you might decide living the life of a hermit is the easier choice. But there’s no need to shy away from a fun evening out and getting to know somebody better. Even if you’re in a committed relationship, the occasional date night is […]

Community Spotlight: Sara Oser

Meet Sara Oser, one of the co-founders and presidents of the Hearing Loss Association of America North Bay Chapter. Together with Tawna Cooley and Donn Nisja, she works to build a chapter that informs, educates, supports and advocates for people with hearing loss. Sara first became involved with the HLAA after attending the national convention […]

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