16103 West Little York Road
Houston, TX 77084
Max is licensed Audiologist specializing in Rehabilitation Audiology. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders and Psychology in 1978, and went on to complete his Master’s Degree in Audiology in 1981, all at the State University of NY at Buffalo. While at the University of Buffalo, he worked for a year at the Buffalo Philharmonic orchestra on Project H.E.A.R. (Hearing Electronics Arts Research) using assistive listening devices in large auditoriums with the Performing Arts (FM, Loop and InfraRed).
He came to Houston in 1981 and worked as staff audiologist with the U.T. Medical School Ear, Nose and Throat Dept. in the Texas Medical Center. From there he began and developed the Audiology Service for Cypress- Fairbanks ISD and the Northwest Cooperative for Education of the Deaf (seven school districts). In 1982, he started Hearing Systems Co. which grew into a full time firm specializing in Assistive Technology for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired.
Hearing Systems is fully staffed under Mr. McCarthy’s direction to provide consultation, sales, service, hearing aids and all types of equipment which allows accessibility for persons with impaired hearing. We work extensively with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Hearing Loss Association of America and several other organizations concerned with the hearing impaired. He has worked with almost every school district in the Gulf Coast area with various Educational Technologies for Auditorally Handicapped Students.