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Cochlear Implant TIP – Getting “Organized” by Neal Steiger

Getting “Organized” Neal Steiger   When I got home from the first audiogram after my second cochlear implant was activated, I was on cloud nine. My speech recognition had gone up again, and I now understood nearly everything I was hearing. What a difference those implants have made in my life! But when I needed…

Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring by Debbe Hagner

Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring Certification Program My Experience  by Debbe Hagner   In June 2018, I was encouraged to sign up for Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring program. I filled out the application which was accepted. This program is designed for hearing loss leaders. When I attended Gallaudet University in Aug 2019 for the initial summer…

Support & Solutions for Your Hearing Problems & Concerns

Watch the Replay:   When: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:30 pm ONLINE. Join us for an HLAA rap session where our only agenda is your hearing questions. Contact Ed Ogiba at [email protected] for meeting link. Hearing Loss Association of America Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Support & Solutions for Your Hearing Problems & Concerns.

June 2 – How to Select a Cochlear Implant and Accessories for Your Lifestyle Needs

When: Wednesday June 2, 2021 5:30pm ONLINE with captions! Download your PowerPoint here. Loren Bartels M.D., FACS Courtney Ridley, Au.D., C-AAA NEW! Social time after the speaker – questions, socializing, networking! TAMPA BAY HEARING & BALANCE Center Contact Ed Ogiba at [email protected] for meeting link.

May 12 – Balance Disorders – Causes and Treatments

Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:30 pm ONLINE Download PowerPoint Presentation Session supported with live captions!   Meeting Agenda: 1. Coming Month’s Schedule 2. Presentation with Q & A 3. Social Time – Questions & Networking Brought to you by: HLAA Sarasota/Manatee Dr. Laura Wazen, DPT – Equinox Physical Therapy, Silverstein Institute Equinox Physical…

May 5th Technology & Techniques You Need Everyday BESIDES Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants

Hearing devices do not provide 20/20 hearing and there are technologies & adaptations that can make a difference in everyday situations. Wednesday May 5, 2021 5:30pm ONLINE with captions! HLAA Florida State Association (see PowerPoint below) Download the PowerPoint Our mission is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information,…

May 18th Hearing Maintenance of YOUR Hearing Aids

Missed the meeting? View/Download the PowerPoint Presentation here.   First Time hearing aid patients/ Owners Hearing aids are fragile and need to be well cared for since they are computers. Learn about what steps are needed as new owners of these devices help you hear sounds and voices. Long Term Hearing aid patients / Owners…

The Americans with Disabilities Act Obligations Regarding COVID-19 Related Services

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced on April 16 that it will be providing a Dear Colleague Letter reminding community partners that are involved in the COVID-19 pandemic response that the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) applies to their services.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe and distressing impact…

InnoCaption for Your Cell or Smart Phone, FREE – Wed, 04/14/2021

InnoCaption for Your Cell or Smartphone, FREE Did you miss this? Watch the YouTube Replay using the link below!     Download the PDF When: Wednesday, 14 April 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm (GMT-04:00) America/New York Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting Organizer: Debbe Hagner: [email protected]… 727-271-0770 Description: InnoCaption The InnoCaption app – how to register, download and activate…

Helping Each Other Hear

Meandering Through the Hearing World Helping Each Other Hear There is much said and written about hearing loss and mask wearing and how difficult it is for people who suffer from hearing loss to communicate, particularly when doing business or in healthcare situations. I have had very frustrating hearing meltdowns at the supermarket and the…

State of Florida Bill that affects people with hearing loss

Dear HLAA Florida members: I hope that you all had a nice Easter and Passover. With the holiday over now, it is important to bring it to your attention about what is happening in the State of Florida. These will affect people with hearing loss. What is it: House Bill 957 (2021) – The Florida…
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