Established in 1956, the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH) has provided quality programs and services in Audiology, Employment Counselling, Sign Language Interpreting and Communication Devices for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. Our client base continues to grow every year with word of mouth referrals, because of the thousands of satisfied clients we have provided services to.
Over the years we have helped clients:
hear what they've been missing with new hearing aids
feel safe with the fitting of a home alerting system
wake up on time with a vibrating alarm clock
enjoy music and the sounds of nature with intelligent digital hearing aids
learn ways to cope with hearing loss through our communication strategies classes
find a job and get hired through the help of an employment counsellor
learn job interview techniques with our successful job clubs
understand a lecture with the help of a sign language interpreter
communicate successfully with their doctor through an interpreter.