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HLAA Sarasota / Manatee Chapter Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events!   Below is a list of our upcoming October events.  Be sure to always check the hlas.org website for updates!  Click here to see the complete list of events.   OCTOBER EVENTS   Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Chapter Meeting – NOON to 1:30 Chris Goodier, “Would a Hearing Assistance Dog be Right For Me” 11:45 AM–$5 Lunch or… Read more »

October 2018 Listen!Up

President’s Message The mission of the Hearing Loss Association of America is to open the world of communication to persons with hearing loss through information, education, support and advocacy.   The 7th Annual Hearing Tech Expo is a great place to find education, support and advocacy. And, it is FREE! Try out hearing aids without the pressure… Read more »

October 16th New Tampa Regional Library 1:00pm – HLAA Rap Session

Our rap session will cover: Everyone’s issues and concerns about their own, or a loved one’s hearing loss. Solutions based on proven experience and technologies to improve your hearing or how you communicate with a loved one with hearing loss. Learn how to advocate for your needs at home, restaurants, meetings and more.

How New Technologies Are Making Our Community More Accessible – Wednesday, October 3rd

Learn about the different technology options for access. Area loops that make theaters, churches, and meetings very hearing friendly. Privacy loops to make pharmacies, bank tellers, and ticket booths more accessible. Personal captioning systems that provide direct access to a movie’s dialogue or project a speaker’s words on a big screen or your computer monitor.

Challenges of Hearing Loss

Florida Telecommunications Relay – September Newsletter What Have You Been Hearing? The Challenges of Hearing Loss Whether young or old, hearing loss can bring significant life changes to anyone. It can come at us in a number of different ways, from traumatic injury to disease, or as part of the aging process. Hearing loss may… Read more »