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Hearing Solutions: Removing Barriers

At Hearing Solutions in Burnaby, we’re removing the barriers that may prevent you from getting the hearing help you need with a fully accessible hearing clinic, free services including tests, and affordable hearing aids.

Call today to book a free hearing test: 778 945 1215

Assistive Technology Helps Alice Work More Efficiently

WorkBC Assistive Technology Services participant Alice in her office

Alice does important work as a Coordinator of the Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) with the Disability Foundation.

The YLI is a research project that aims to identify attitudinal barriers to post-secondary youth with disabilities transitioning from studies to the workplace and produce solutions for youth and employers. Her many duties include creating marketing materials, writing funding reports, and coordinating new team members.

Alice is partially sighted and needs high contrast and good lighting to see.

Watch Our New Hearing Solutions Video Featuring Tyson Gillies

We’re excited to share our new Hearing Solutions video featuring former professional baseball player Tyson Gillies.

Neil Squire Hearing Solutions offers over 35 years of experience working with people with disabilities, a fully accessible office and sound booth that is steps away from Gilmore Skytrain station in Burnaby, and professionally trained and certified Audiologists.

Mary Finds Relief With WorkBC Assistive Technology Services

person wearing a glove cleaning a bathroom sink

Mary is a manager at an interior design and cleaning company in Kelowna that works with real estate companies.

An old fracture on her left ankle causes her pain, and makes her favour her right foot, which in turn causes her pain on her right side, affecting her shoulders, neck, and leg.

“Long periods of standing on my feet or heavy lifting bending down can cause discomfort which affects my ability to work,” she explains.

“I Was Just Blown Away,” Robert Receives Hearing Aids and Great Service from WorkBC Assistive Technology Services

WorkBC Assistive Technology Services participant Robert

To do his job as a delivery driver for a grocery store in Terrace, Robert needed hearing aids in working order. From listening to his GPS to know where he was headed for a delivery, to communicating with customers over the phone or behind doors when delivering to people with COVID, Robert needed to be able to hear.

“I did have hearing aids prior, but they were faulty, and I couldn’t use them,” he shares. “In fact, during my training, the trainer had to repeat constantly.”

He needed new hearing aids, and his wife had found out about WorkBC Assistive Technology Services online as way to help fund the hearing aids. He decided to apply and was quickly approved.

New Hearing Aids Help Kimberley Hear Customers on the Phone Easier

a person dialing an office phone

Kimberley works as a customer service agent in West Kelowna for an online health company.

She has high frequency hearing loss. She learned about WorkBC Assistive Technology Services from NexGen Hearing, and decided to apply.

With help from funding by WorkBC Assistive Technology Services, Kimberley was able to purchase a new pair of hearing aids.

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