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Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility


July 23, 2019

A Moment of Change!

We are at a moment of change for the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Over the years, WIDHH has grown to become a trusted name in our Deaf and Hard of Hearing community circles, but it is now time to create a name that would be more inclusive and representative of what we do as a charity for our community. Since the Fall of 2018, WIDHH has been undergoing a consultative rebranding process. Our long and detailed journey has paid off in the birth of our new name and identity, launched on July 23, 2019.

Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility

Through our innovative platform of services in various areas: audiology, employment counselling, seniors outreach, communication devices, interpreting and clinical research, Wavefront Centre is changing the communication landscape for individuals who experience barriers in any sphere of their lives: work, school, home, and community.

Wavefront Centre will be at the forefront at providing consultations, services and programs to help Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing interact freely with one another, and achieve full communication accessibility everywhere.

We invite you to visit our new website, follow us on our social media channels, and join us on our journey as we open the new Wavefront Centre facility on 2005 Quebec Street, Vancouver BC, in October.

Our current Head Office location on 2125 West 7th Avenue will close for business on September 20, 2019, and will re-open at our new location on Monday October 7th, 2019. Please note this relocation only affects our Head Office location. During this transition, our satellite offices at Willow Street and Tri-Cities will remain open.

For more information on our rebrand, please visit:


Grace Shyng, M.Sc., Aud (C), RAUD, RHIP
Interim Executive Director
Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility

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