Author: HLAA Florida

Disability Without Abuse Project

Disability Without Abuse Project

The Disability Without Abuse Project has a website www.disabilitywithoutabuse.com with several associated listservs.   Marc is working on this project with Dr. Nora Baladerian, a leader and trailblazer in the fight against abuse of persons with disabilities.   As you know, persons with disability (including those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing) are at increased risk of being abused… Read more »

The ADA and The Hearing Loss Community – FL HLA Presentation July 8, 2020

The ADA and The Hearing Loss Community – FL HLA Presentation July 8, 2020

  To Educate About the ADA’s Mandate Concerning Effective Communication Under Title III and Title II of the ADA The Application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act  Hospitals, Doctor Visits, and COVID 19- Rights and Challenges Service Animals and Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitals, and Other Businesses Captioning and Sign Language Interpreters and TV Reports By… Read more »

2020 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide Image

  Download the Preparedness PDF Guide here. View the Powerpoint slide presentation files here.     This is a first-ever! We at ASL Services Inc., HQ Kissimmee, Florida have produced a comprehensive 2020 Hurricane Guide in English, Spanish, ASL, and DeafBlind access. All four versions are attached to this email. This is the first of… Read more »

Face Masks and Hearing Loss: Practical Tips and Strategies

webinar Face Masks and Hearing Loss Practices and Strategies

With audiologist Ellen Lafargue and Carolyn Ginsburg Stern—Mastering communication while wearing face masks and adhering to social distancing is especially difficult for people with hearing loss because of reduced visual and auditory input. This webinar shared practical tips and strategies that can make interactions easier and help you feel more in control. The webinar has… Read more »