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The Hearing Loss Association of Florida (HLAA-FL) gives its members access to Zoom Meetings on State and Local levels. Zoom Meetings are just another invaluable tool to help us communicate more effectively. They are offered are designed to focus on you—the person with hearing loss.



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AUG 4 – Hearing Loss – Its Effect on the Brain, Cognitive Function & Social Relationships

Download the PowerPoint file here. Hearing Loss Effect on Brain, Cognitive Functions & Social Relationships by Meg Wallhagen Watch the replay

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 info@hlas.org 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 info@hlas.org 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…

HLAA Virtual Convention 2021, June 24-26

  Save-the date: HLAA Virtual Convention 2021    –   June 24-26 HLAA 2021 Convention is going virtual! Join us June 24-26, 2021 for the world’s premier event for people with hearing loss-safely from the comfort of your own home! This three-day event will be jam-packed with the same robust educational workshops, innovative HLAA exhibitors, and…

Friday, April 30th – Happy Hour Welcomes Maxine as Guest Mentor!

Happy Hour Welcomes Maxine as Guest Mentor! Friday, April 30, 2021 5:30pm ONLINE Open meeting with captions! Here’s a tip as you get older: Never wear a hearing aid, because if you do, people expect you to listen to them.

Tuesday, April 20th Maximizing Your Quality of Life Through Amplification Technology

Grab the YouTube Replay and the PowerPoint Links Below –     View / Download the PowerPoint Presentation here.   Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 @ 12:30 PM Maximizing Your Quality of Life Through Amplification Technology: The Importance of a Good Clinician Presented by Professor Larry Medwetsky Client-Centered Care & Communication Needs Finding a clinician who…

Wednesday April 7th – How Aural Rehab Provides Listening Practices to Improve Your Hearing

Wednesday April 7, 2021 5:30pm ONLINE with captions! Watch the replay on YouTube with captions Download the PowerPoint file Join us when Dr. Nancy Muscato, Au.D., explains how Aural rehabilitation can optimize your ability to participate in activities affected by hearing loss.

March 6th Invite – Orientation to Lip Reading

Lip Reading Orientation Presentation March 6th 2021 The Treasure Coast Chapter, Hearing Loss Association of America, will present an Orientation to Lip Reading – what you need to know, ways to make learning it simple, and why you should learn lip reading, even if you hear well. The presentation is at 10:30 AM on Saturday,…

March 26th HLAA Happy Hour Vaccine Booster Shots

Join us at 5:30pm on Friday March 26th for an amazing Happy Hour! Contact Ed Ogiba at info@hlas.org for a Zoom link

Wednesday March 10th How to Communicate With a Loved One With Hearing Loss

Online meeting Wednesday March 10th 2021 at 5:30pm. Sarasota/Manatee Presenting “How to Communicate With a Loved One With Hearing Loss”. You will not want to miss this one. Join us on Zoom with Ann Taylor and Ed Ogiba! Video replay link: How to communicate with Loved One with Hearing Loss

Wednesday March 3rd New Technology and Treatment for Hearing Loss – Dr. Jack Wazen, MD

New Technology and Treatment for Hearing Loss with Dr. Jack Wazen, MD FACS. Don’t miss it Wednesday March 3rd 2021 Online!  Please see the video replay link by clicking here.

March Zoom Online Meetings Schedule HLAA Florida Chapters

Please note that here is our March Zoom Online Meeting Schedules for HLAA Florida. You can also Download the PDF here.

Tuesday March 16th Public Safety – Fire, EMS and Police Tools You Should Use

Don’t miss this action packed online Zoom meeting presented by David A. Bitters, SR. He works directly in Public Safety – Namely Fire, EMS and Police. Download the Presentation PDF Document Here. David Bitters of Irmo SC Fire Department, present to HLAA Fla on the topic of Public Safety with Fire, EMS, and Police. Get…

Feb 26th Holiday With HLAA (National St. Pete’s Sake Day)

National St. Pete’s Sake Day is February 26 and we’re celebrating! Come Join Us Friday at 5:30 pm online.    

Jan 13 Hearing and Cognition, Educational & Social Support What’s the Buzz

Dr. Noël Crosby discusses: • The link between hearing & cognition, and why it’s important to consider • A new FDA approved cognition screener called “Cognivue” • Functional Hearing Assessments and why you should have one • How to improve your success with hearing aids and cognition Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. Advanced Hearing Solutions www.advacedhearingsolutions.net

Feb 3 Managing Hearing in the Workplace

Florida State Association Wednesday February 3, 2021 @5:30pm ONLINE. Managing Hearing in the Workplace.
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