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To Work Or Not With Hearing Loss

By Linda Bilodeau / September 29, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World To Work Or Not With Hearing Loss According to statistics on the Hearing Foundation’s website, 48% of people with hearing loss are employed and 47% are unemployed. Employees with untreated hearing loss can find their incomes decreased by $30,000.00. Employees who treat their hearing loss are sometimes underemployed and have…

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Disability Rights Florida – Know Your Rights

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / September 25, 2020
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Disability Rights Florida – Know Your Rights Presented by Barbara Page, Senior Advocate-Investigator Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 @ 12:30 PM ZOOM Platform    www.zoom.us Educational & Support Meetings Every 3rd Tuesday of Month 12:30 PM       Effective Communication Knowing your rights and being able to communicate correctly to and with the right people and…

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THE ADA AND YOU

By Linda Bilodeau / August 11, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World THE ADA AND YOU If you suffer from hearing loss, you might wonder how the law protects you. In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed, making it illegal to discriminate against anyone with a disability. Initially the law only protected those who were deaf, but in 2008,…

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Disability Without Abuse Project

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 21, 2020
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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…

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

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 16, 2020
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  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…

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