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October 27th 9am – 4pm The 7th Annual Hearing Tech Expo

Only US fair to offer Free Hearing Aid Trials. 50+ cutting-edge exhibitors. Cochlear implants, Wireless accessories. Free consultations with audiologists. Free hearing screenings. Users share technology experiences in insightful panel discussions w/ Q&A.

Private Eyes Movie Club – Now Every 3rd Saturday All-Year Round!

We had a great summer at the movies with a turnout of more than 10 folks at each show to earn a private showing of our chosen movie with open captions (OC). We will now do a movie every month year round as follows: We will choose a new movie on the third Thursday of each month when the weekly schedule comes out. The movie selected for the 3rd Saturday will start midday somewhere between 11:30am and 1:00pm.

Friday, October 19th | 5:00pm – 7:00pm Socializing for Fun & To Improve Our Hearing Skills

Join us to relax and have fun with people who understand hearing loss. Meet and socially network with leaders and members of hearing loss groups. Learn about hearing loss educational & support groups in Tampa Bay area. Learn how to use the app “Ava” to provide instant captions for conversations. This event is sponsored by HLAA Tampa, Gulf Coast and Sun City Center. For more information contact or 941-706-4312.

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.

HLAA WEBINAR: Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI)

Speaker: Ravi N. Samy, M.D. Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss this WEDNESDAY’s free captioned webinar featuring Ravi N. Samy, M.D., who will be presenting Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI). Summary Ravi N. Samy, M.D. successfully implanted a cochlear implant (CI) in the right ear and an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) in the left… Read more »