CHC Rings Closing Bell for Better Hearing and Speech Month

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CHC Rings Closing Bell for Better Hearing and Speech Month

Thu, 05/03/2012

The Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) rang the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate 102 years of hearing health care leadership and place healthy hearing in the spotlight for Better Hearing and Speech Month. View the press release for a link to the video.


Throughout May, CHC will offer educational programs, free hearing screenings, and a free captioned phone to encourage people to take care of their hearing:

  • Hearing Screenings – Available by appointment only at 50 Broadway in NYC; phone (917) 305-7766 for an appointment.
  • Assistive Listening Devices Demonstration – Available each Thursday from 2:00-3:30pm; phone (917) 305-7766 to confirm.
  • Captioned Phone – In a partnership with CaptionCall, CHC is pleased to offer a free captioned phone available to the public at To qualify, use the promotional code HS1277.
  • Webinar Series – CHC will present four consumer-oriented webinars in May on tinnitus, hearing technology, listening skills, and children’s hearing issues. Complete details are at

Established in 1910, the Center for Hearing and Communication provides a wide array of hearing health care services to people of all ages with hearing loss as well as children with listening, learning and auditory challenges. With offices in New York City and Florida, CHC meets consumers’ hearing and communication needs through the highest level of clinical expertise and technical know-how available in the hearing healthcare field.

Better Hearing and Speech Month was founded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1927 to raise awareness of communication disorders and to promote treatment that can improve the quality of life for those who experience problems with speaking, understanding, or hearing.