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CDC Data and Statistics About Hearing Loss in Children

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / March 9, 2021
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In the United States alone, the CDC have studies that show a range of estimates for the number of children with hearing loss. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/data.html where you can also find the following: Newborn Hearing Screening, Diagnosis, and Intervention Causes, Risk Factors, and Characteristics Transition Into Adulthood Economic Cost   Other featured articles are – Supporting…

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Vaccines, Masks, and Hearing Loss

By Linda Bilodeau / February 15, 2021
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Meandering Through The Hearing World Vaccines, Masks and Hearing Loss My husband and I cheered when our governor announced the rollout of vaccines in Florida in early January. Healthcare workers and anyone 65 or older could schedule an appointment to receive their first dose of vaccine. However, these appointments could only be made by telephone,…

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When The Words Blur

By Linda Bilodeau / December 23, 2020
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Meandering Through the Hearing World When The Words Blur It is always wonderful to be around people who know you, particularly during the holidays. I’ve been frequenting the same hair stylist for 14 years. She is well acquainted with my hearing loss. In fact, her husband has hearing loss so we often swap stories about…

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December Zoom Meetings HLAA-FL

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / December 8, 2020
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HLAA Treasure Coast HLAA Sarasota/Manatee HLAA Sun City Center ZOOM Meeting Download this flyer   Dec 5th HLAA Treasure Coast – 10:30 am EST Common Myths about Hearing Loss Dec 9th HLAA FL – 12:30 pm EST Gael Hannan – Owning Your Hearing Loss Dec 15th HLAA SCC – 12:30 pm EST Ana-Alicia Lopez-Howard –…

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Coronavirus Visual Tool Card (Download and Print)

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / November 9, 2020
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Download the blank Coronavirus Visual Tool Card  

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Nov 17 Hearing Loss & Communications Challenges in a COVID-19 World

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / November 9, 2020
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  Hearing Loss & Communications Challenges in a COVID-19 World Presented by Sharon Rende, AuD & Lynette L. Dornton, AuD, CCC-A Challenges associated with COVID-19:                                       Masks and barriers to communication and services present incredible challenges for people who are hard of hearing and deaf.  Drs. Rende and Dornton will sort out these barriers for…

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Strategies For Couples With Hearing Loss

By Linda Bilodeau / October 20, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World Strategies for Couples with Hearing Loss I listened with interest to Joan Haber’s excellent presentation titled Strategies for Couples with Hearing loss. Right away, it was clear that Joan was an expert on this very important topic. She has suffered from hearing loss since her twenties, and she has worn…

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October 21st Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / October 11, 2020
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Hearing Loss Association of America Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Wednesday October 21, 2020  12:30 pm Katherine Bouton will address: How to Self-Advocate: We’re all more handicapped by Hearing Loss Download PDF

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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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Online Meeting Schedule Dates

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / August 29, 2020
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All at 12:30 PM unless noted   This may not be a fully updated list of meetings. Please follow our Meetings Page for all upcoming meetings. 2020 May 6  HLAA Florida Beating Covid-19 Together with an HLAA Hospital Kit May 19  Dr. Kristin DesErmia Ask the Audiologist May 19  Download Slides Ask the Audiologist (original…

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