Counselling and education

Baycrest Audiology offers individualized counselling and education to individuals and their loved ones and caregivers. We also offer counselling in groups:

New Users GroupSenior adults having morning tea together

The audiologists offer this group to all clients who have just received new hearing aids. There are four weekly one-hour group education sessions. Topics covered include…

  1. Causes of hearing loss
  2. Understanding your hearing loss
  3. Communication and coping strategies
  4. Assertiveness training
  5. Basic speech reading

Hard of Hearing Club

A long-running social and educational support group for seniors at risk of social isolation because of severe hearing loss. It provides an opportunity for them to meet and discuss common problems and make new friends. Group members work together to develop and practice communication strategies to use in everyday life.

Communication Strategies from Baycrest Audiology