Programs

The Hearing Foundation of Canada believes that prevention programs and awareness campaigns are the solution to the troubling trend of increased noise-induced hearing loss among our population. It is extremely important to address the risk of overexposure to loud noise with children at a young age so they can change their listening habits before their hearing has been permanently damaged.

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Sound Sense

Several years ago, THFC staff and researchers were becoming increasingly concerned about the rising incidence of noise-induced hearing loss in young people. After reviewing the emerging consensus in a range of international research and examining approaches that other jurisdictions had taken to the issue, THFC developed a new and innovative bilingual program called Sound Sense.

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As babies grow into toddlers, their hearing, sight and voices develop into language skills that will affect every aspect of their lives – with friends at play, in school, and future success.
Babies are individuals who grow at different rates and communicate in unique ways.

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