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People are Talking – Spring 2017 Newsletter

Curious what the Center has been up to? Our 2017 Spring newsletter highlights our new training programs for healthcare providers, the vital role speech-language pathologists play in a child’s development and more!

Life-Long Support

Program participant Jennifer and HSC staff member Shannon have know each other for almost 20 years – take a look to learn more about the story of Jennifer’s communication journey. Staff members like Shannon mentor children and youth, and these relationships are so important and meaningful!   Jennifer has participated in many of the activities […]

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

A Century of Hearing

Thanks to our guests, sponsors, and supporters, the Hearing and Speech Center’s Centennial Gala raised over $140,000!   Each year, the Center offers free and reduced-cost services to thousands of individuals and families, and we couldn’t do it without your help. Event guests pledged their support for infant hearing testing, better communication for seniors, youth […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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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