De-Fogging Your Clear Mask

Masks for Sale! The Hearing and Speech Center is now selling clear masks! Our masks are fully adjustable and tie behind your head rather than around your ears. This makes them ideal for hearing aid users since the ties will not interfere with any BTE styles of hearing aids. Masks come in size large or […]

Thank You for Your Support!

Like all small businesses and non-profits across the United States, the Hearing and Speech Center has been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, we have adapted our services based on the needs and safety of our patients – we feel we have even more of a responsibility to ensure all people are […]

How to Clean Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are an investment and can seem like a complicated device to care for. Read on for our step-by-step hearing aid cleaning guide with videos. If your device needs a move thorough cleaning you can always drop it off or mail it to us and our audiologist can take a look at it. They […]

Our Speech & Language Pathology Program

What is a Speech or Language Disorder? When a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder. Difficulty pronouncing sounds or articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders. When a person has trouble understanding others (receptive […]

Family Adventures to (Virtually) Take This May

We’re into week 7 of shelter in place here in San Francisco and we all are yearning for a bit of adventure. Here’s a list of virtual places to visit that will be fun and educational adventures for the whole family! From zoos and aquariums around the country, to incredible plays, operas, ballets and orchestral […]

Exercise Your Ears: Q&A with Dr. Kate Favor

Exercise Your Ears! Q&A with Dr. Kate Favor:   Even if you’re home alone, there’s ways to keep your ears working and improving on your listening skills. During this period of self-quarantine we have an opportunity to practice those skills through apps and the new ways we are going about our daily lives such as […]

Communicating in the Time of COVID-19

Going to the hospital or doctor’s office can be a source of worry and anxiety as a deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) individual, now it becomes exponentially more stressful. COVID-19 has brought about a slew of challenges for the DHH community, and healthcare is one of them. From the advised six feet of distance […]

COVID-19 Center Updates: Telehealth and more!

HSCNC Updates We hope you are all safe and healthy at home in these uncertain times! At the Center, we are doing everything we can to ensure your communication healthcare needs are provided for. Read on for some updates to our services. Remember you can always check our Facebook for more updates too! Telehealth The […]

Apps We Love!

We understand how stressful this time can be, especially if you face communication challenges. Online meetings, classes and appointments can be frustrating at best, added stress could be making your tinnitus worse, and you may feel like you need more aural stimulus to maintain cognition. The Hearing and Speech Center is here for you at […]

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