About Us

At Hearing Aid Specialists, we provide a variety of hearing health care services. From comprehensive hearing evaluations to custom hearing loss protection, we do it all. Our mission is to improve quality of life through better hearing, making sure you don’t miss out on life’s important moments.

We diagnose and treat all types of hearing loss, and our hearing healthcare team works with all types of hearing aids.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of certified hearing care professionals.

Our Professionals

Carol Wintrode Maksimow
B.S., BC-HIS, ACA, Founder, Director
Susan Chin
M.S. - Audiologist
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Carol Wintrode Maksimow
B.S., BC-HIS, ACA, Founder, Director

Carol founded Hearing Aid Specialists of CT in 1995, serving our local communities with offices in New Haven and Litchfield counties. She is a Certified Audioprosthologist, CT Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist, and Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. A graduate of Fairfield University, Ms. Maksimow was selected as the industry expert to assist Duracell in the development of their new “Easy Tab” battery and battery dispenser. She is known for her in-depth knowledge and expertise in advanced digital hearing instrument electronics.

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Judy Dunnell
HIS

Judy has been a CT state-licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist since 2015. She specializes in state-of-the-industry hearing solutions for those seeking 100% invisible hearing device options and is also experienced in all 6 major brands of hearing solutions. As an advocate for better hearing, Judy conducts monthly screening outreach programs throughout our local communities. Her technical expertise in addition to her warm style is appreciated by all who work with her.

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Susan Chin
M.S. - Audiologist

Susan has been a licensed Clinical Audiologist since 1993, with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss in adults. She has extensive experience with geriatric and special needs patients, which enables her to skillfully assess and treat even very difficult cases. Susan earned her Masters Degree in Audiology from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. She is a patient, caring, and skilled practitioner on whom our patients have come to depend for compassionate hearing health care.

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The purpose of this hearing assessment and/or demonstration is for hearing wellness and to determine if the consumer may benefit from using hearing aids, which may include selling and fitting hearing aids. Products demonstrated may differ from products sold. Assessment conclusion is not a medical diagnosis and further testing may be required to diagnose hearing loss. The use of any hearing aid may not fully restore normal hearing and does not prevent future hearing loss. Hearing instruments may not meet the needs of all hearing-impaired individuals.