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Tips for Hearing during Covid 19

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / September 16, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World Tips for Hearing during Covid 19 I had the opportunity to virtually attend Shari Eberts’s excellent presentation titled: How to Hear Better During The Pandemic. Florida Hearing Loss Association of America hosted Shari’s talk by way of a Zoom session. Captioning was available. Shari began her talk by emphasizing the…

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I Deserve The Best Mask, JUST LIKE YOU

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / August 23, 2020
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Our best-performing design yet! Two layers and a filter pocket inside! Reach out to Lynn for more info or to order yours. $15 each or for a limited time, purchase 4 and GET ONE FREE. Lynn Rousseau [email protected] Gainesville Chapter Mission To provide knowledge about living with hearing loss and accessibility rights to this with…

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Why Clear Masks – With Eloise Schwarz

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / August 18, 2020
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  Since moving to Florida, a little more than a year ago, my plan was to enjoy retirement from nursing and being away from the cold weather of Wisconsin.  Our daughter/son-in-law live here and that too was a motivator to come on down to enjoy the tropics and sunshine.  All well and good, I was…

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Should Your Pandemic Puppy Be A Hearing Dog

By Linda Bilodeau / August 18, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World   Coping with the threat of coronavirus isn’t easy, and to help manage the stress of these uncertain days, many people welcomed a new dog into their lives. If you suffer from hearing loss and if you are thinking of getting a dog, you might want to consider a hearing…

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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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Free Clear Face Mask /Shield Request

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 3, 2020
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By Merv. Daniels Central Florida Lions Club of District 35-O Hearing Program The Lions Clubs of District 35-O will provide Clear Face Masks with a clear vinyl mouth window or Face Shields that allows others to see and read lips and facial expressions. These will be provided at no charge to family, friends and associates…

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Lions Clubs of District 35-O will provide Clear Face Masks

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 3, 2020
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The Lions Clubs of District 35-O will provide Clear Face Masks with a clear vinyl mouth window or Face Shields that allows others to see and read lips and facial expressions. These will be provided at no charge to family, friends and associates of the Deaf, Hearing Impaired and Hard of Hearing community throughout Central Florida [Brevard,…

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Exiting The Hearing Shell

By Linda Bilodeau / June 16, 2020
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I’ve had interesting conversations with friends and acquaintances regarding hearing loss and sheltering. Most of us have stayed home for a number of weeks and adopted a lone-wolf lifestyle, family and roommates only. Some are saying that they prefer solitary living, even though everything around them is opening up. My sheltered arrangement included only my…

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HLAA Florida Empowers Chapters to Hold Online Meetings

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 16, 2020
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  The HLAA Florida State Association is providing their 13 chapters in Florida with both the meeting venue and all the expertise needed to conduct online meetings more easily and affordably. The state’s leader, Debbe Hagner, is offering to run all the online meeting details for chapters to include the speaker and audience logistics, so…

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Self-Advocacy

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 10, 2020
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    HLAA WEBINAR Advocacy During the Pandemic: Tips and Resources for People with Hearing Loss Presenter: Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy, HLAA Date: Friday, June 12, 2020 Time: 2 p.m. (ET), 1 p.m. (CT), 12 p.m. (MT), 11 a.m. (PT) Don’t miss Friday’s free captioned webinar on Advocacy During the Pandemic: Tips and…

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