CONNECTING PEOPLE THROUGH COMMUNICATION!!!

The Northern Hearing Health Centre

Phone: 705-222-6442 (NHHC)

EVENTS!

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Summer Special!


PHONAK™ DECT II CORDLESS TELEPHONE PHONE


  • Used like any other cordless phone.
  • Integrated wireless transmission technology makes using the phone with hearing aids much easier
  • Phone signal is sent wirelessly to both hearing aids in digital quality
  • Receiving the phone signal in both ears significantly improves speech intelligibility on the telephone, especially when background noise is present

  

 

$99 

TAKE OUR 3-MINUTE ONLINE HEARING WELLNESS CHECK!

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Please note that you need headphones or earbuds for the test...

About Us

Full continuum of audiological services

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Comprehensive diagnostic assessments provided using the latest advanced equipment to help assess needs and verify treatment outcomes.  


Assessments and treatment plans are based on current evidence-based practices in the field of audiology.


Education and counseling are provided during appointments and in group class formats as aural rehabilitation is vital to the rehabilitative process.


Registered with the: Assisstive Devices Program (ADP); Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP); Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC formerly DVA); Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB); and the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program

Doctor of Audiology (Au.D)

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At NHHC you will be seen by a Doctor of Audiology with over 20 years of experience.  Our goal is to not only improve your hearing, but improve communication with family and friends and quality of life.

Patient-centered practice

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Respectful and responsive patient-centered care where your values, goals and preferences guide our clinical decisions. 


 Trained in the Living Well With Dementia - Blue Umbrella Program by the Alzheimer Society (Sudbury, Mantoulin, North Bay & Districts).  Providing barrier free and  compassionate services to those in our community living with dementia. 

Meet Your Audiologist

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LORRIE MATARAZZO, Au.D., REG. CASLPO

  • An audiologist since 1997, Lorrie has a passion for educating her patients so that they understand their hearing loss and solutions to manage it. 
  • A member of Speech and Audiology Canada (SAC), The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) and the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
  • Nationally certified since 1997.   
  • Certified in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT).
  • Lorrie holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Laurentian University, a Masters of Clinical Science Degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Stills University in Arizona.
  • Lorrie works with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) for the Community Learning Sessions, allowing medical students into her practice to observe and learn the importance of hearing healthcare.  
  • Lorrie always encourages significant others and family members to take part in appointments and educational classes.
  • Services provided in English, French and American Sign Language.  

Hearing Healthcare

Our Services

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AUDIOLOGY AND HEARING AID SERVICES


  • Diagnostic hearing assessments
  • Treatment plans
  • Educational classes
  • Aural rehabilitation
  • Hearing instrument fitting & follow-up
  • Tinnitus consultations
  • LACE listening consultations & follow-up
  • On-site hearing aid repair

Our Products

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HEARING PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS


  • Amplified and Bluetooth telephones
  • TV listening solutions
  • Tinnitus sound therapy machines
  • Amplified and/or vibrating alarm clocks
  • Alerting solutions for the home
  • FM systems
  • Hearing aid maintenance products 
  • Safe listening earbuds for children
  • Instant fit hearing protection (for musicians, hunters)
  • Custom-made ear plugs (e.g. swimming, sleeping, noise reduction, musicians, hunters, Bluetooth earpiece, etc..)

Hearing Aid Styles

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VARIOUS HEARING AID STYLES WE OFFER:


  • Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC)
  • Mini canal (MC)
  • In-the-Canal (ITC)
  • Full Shell or In-the-Ear (ITE)
  • Behind-the-Ear (BTE)
  • Receiver in the canal (RIC)



HEARING AID PRESCRIPTIONS ARE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:


  • Patient's hearing assessment
  • Communication and lifestyle needs
  • Features required
  • Accessory needs
  • Goals
  • Finances
  • Vision and/or dexterity limitations


Patient's differ in their hearing needs and goals.  As such, solutions are different for everyone.

LACE - Auditory Training

LACE auditory training

WE HEAR WITH OUR EARS, BUT LISTEN WITH OUR BRAINS!

As part of our commitment to your personalized hearing healthcare and improving your communication and quality of life, our clinic offers listening and communication enhancement training through LACE ONLINE.

THE EAR-TO-BRAIN CONNECTION

Research has shown that the ear-to-brain connection can weaken due to hearing loss or the natural aging process.  Auditory rehabilitation/training helps strengthen your ear-to-brain connection, improving listening, communication and interaction skills.

LACE ONLINE DELIVERS 4 TYPES OF EXERCISES CRITICAL TO HELPING IMPROVE LISTENING SKILLS

Exercises are delivered in 11 training sessions during the program in four key areas:

  1. Speech-in-Noise:  helps you learn how to pick out a voice in a noisy environment.
  2. Rapid Speech:  helps you develop skills to process rapid speech
  3. Competing Speaker:  helps you learn how to focus on one voice at a time
  4. Word Memory:  helps you remember the words the person talking has said and predict what may come next  

ACCESS TRAINING ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

You can access LACE training from any web browser with an internet connection - on Apple or Windows computers, as well as iOS and Android devices.

EXPERIENCE HOW LACE ONLINE WORKS!

If you are interested in learning to listen with LACE online, you can get started by trying a free demo which provides you with two examples from each task group allowing you to experience how the app works prior to starting your training.

Take me to the demo!

Contact Us

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Better yet, come see us in person!!

Our patients are our business as your partner in hearing healthcare. Please feel free to visit us during normal business hours. 

The Northern Hearing Health Centre Inc.

Unit 5 - 754 Falconbridge Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3A 5X5

Phone: (705) 222-6442

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HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about our products or services please feel free to email us at info@northernhearinghealth.ca