HLAA SCC Chapter meeting date: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 Location: St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., SCC FL 33573 Program Presentation: 10:00am. Coffee / Social After Presentation No RSVP is required. Any questions?? Contact Bill D. at 813.951.7193 Speaker: Rogerick Green, MBA – Title IV ADA Specialist – Tampa Bay Region for Clear… Read more »
National Chapter and Membership CoordinatorCarla Beyer-Smolin as been a part of HLAA since 1990s working in both the chapter and membership departments. During Carla’s time with HLAA in previous years she coordinated the Children’s Workshops for our conventions. She developed and managed "Heroes for Hearing Loss," a mentoring program for children with hearing loss. Carla has also helped created some key publications. She wrote the “ADA Begins with You” column in our then hard-copy publication, "SHHH News," that went to chapters.
She also created and published the "SHHH Ventures" newsletter that went to young adults with hearing loss. Taking a leave from the organization to raise her family and is now back with the HLAA family. She looks forward to connecting and working with our membership and strengthening our chapter network to help make a difference for people living with hearing loss and their families. Carla met her husband, Mark, through the SHHH Young Adults Group. They live in Maryland and have two children, a son in college and a teen-age daughter.
I recently received an informational letter from my audiologist, announcing advances in hearing technology. He wrote about hearing aids, assistive devices, made for IPhone hearing technology, and remote hearing care. It all left me thinking about the importance of keeping up with the latest in hearing loss technology. I rely on a variety of sources… Read more »
How to advocate for yourself at restaurants, doctors, airport, on phone, when driving. Chapter meeting & socials plans for 2018 . Discussion / Vote on All Children’s Hospital as New Location. Discussion / Vote on new monthly meeting date and time. To RSVP or for more information contact Debbe Hagner.
Our guest speaker will be Sarasota Deputy Sheriff Vince Riva The topic will be Personal Safety Issues and Avoiding Scams Refreshments will be served! North Sarasota Library Meeting Room 2801 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota
The Movie Will Be Game Night It is going to be Open Captioned!!! This is so exciting as we do not need to use the Closed Captioned glasses or the CaptiView device. The captions will be on the movie. The theater will be open to the public. A big Thank You to Regal Hollywood 20… Read more »