We Heart Our Clients!

The Hearing and Speech Center staff is dedicated to providing high quality care to all individuals, regardless of age or income level. Since 2014, we have hosted We Heart Hearing every February and Hear for the Holidays every December, where we provide absolutely free audiological services. These services include hearing screenings, hearing aid checks, Assistive […]

New HEAR U: Aural Rehabilitation Class

The Hearing and Speech Center recently launched our newest HEAR U course, a six month series on Aural Rehabilitation. Our Audiology department has offered various aural rehabilitation programs in the past. However, we realized Aural Rehabilitation would fit best as one our successful HEAR U classes. Each month, we will demonstrate rehabilitation techniques including listening […]

Interdisciplinary FACES Program Helps Children Succeed

The FACES (Family, Audiology, Counseling, Education, Speech/Language) program is one of the most unique services offered at the Hearing and Speech Center. It is partially funded by the Claire Giannini Fund, and is a free interdepartmental collaboration to ensure that every child, and their family, receives comprehensive care to fit their needs. Services may include […]

Community Spotlight: Josue Filho

The Hearing and Speech Center provides important community services, such as the programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHOH) families and youth, and individualized career counseling. The career counseling program gives DHOH adults the tools to confidently apply and interview for jobs. One senior client, Josue Filho, has been working with Employment Specialist, Dorothea […]

Staff Spotlight: Marquita Ridgle

Client Services Coordinator, Marquita Ridgle, started her career at the Hearing and Speech Center as an intern to complete her Master’s degree in Gerontology from San Francisco State University. During her undergraduate studies in mass communications, Marquita took a course on communicating with the aging, and it sparked her passion for senior issues. For her […]

HSCNC Featured in HLAA CA Region Newsletter!

We’re honored and excited to be featured in the Hearing Loss Association of America–CA’s winter 2017 newsletter. The article highlights our centennial anniversary, our holistic care approach, our community programs, and much more! Click here to read!

Community Classes Help Educate Hearing Aid Users

The Hearing and Speech Center’s audiologists work closely with each patient to find the best solutions for their individual needs, goals, and personalities. Each client should go home with their hearing aids feeling confident and happy using them. Hearing aids are commonly mistaken to be a miracle “cure” for hearing loss. While they are extremely […]

Hear for the Holidays 2017

The holidays are often the most difficult time for people with hearing loss. Our gift to you is to help you enjoy the laughter, conversations, and joy this season. Make sure your loved one can “Hear for the Holidays”! Come in on December 8 from 1:30-4:30pm for our no cost audiology services. Open house services […]

Meeting People Where They Are

The Hearing and Speech Center is committed to helping everyone with communication challenges meet their goals, and we have partnered with organizations such as On Lok Senior Center to provide these essential services to even more people. Audiologist Dr. Kylie McLaughlin works with seniors once a week at On Lok. Named for a Cantonese term […]

Join us at our holiday fundraiser at Sports Basement!

We have partnered with Sports Basement to provide you with a 20% off shopping party on December 1st, just in time to get your holiday shopping done. We are getting snacks, drinks, a private party space, and 20% off most things in the store! You can also sign up for their Basementeer program, which gives […]

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