Celebratory Collaboration: HLAA and ALDA Boston Chapters

“Collaboration” was the theme of Celebration ’14 – the May 10th evening of fun, learning, and inspiration at MIT in Cambridge,  planned by the Boston Chapters of Hearing Loss Association of America and the Association of Late Deafened Adults to salute the work of the many hearing loss support groups and hearing health professionals in our region. Members of the hearing loss community from all over New England gathered together for a program of three presentations. In her opening remarks, Massachusetts Commissioner for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Heidi Reed discussed the importance of partnerships among hearing healthcare professionals and hearing …

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Celebration '14–An Evening of Inspiration, Learning and Fun, May 10, 2014

MIT Stratton Student Center, Cambridge, MA In collaboration with the Boston Chapter, Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA) Planned to honor the work of the many New England hearing loss organizations and chapters that have created a wide range of programs, Celebration ’14 featured the acclaimed actress, writer and hearing loss advocate Gael Hannan in a presentation of her witty yet profound performance piece,   “Ear Rage.”  In addition, we honored Valarie Burrows and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston with an award for excellence in accessible programming.  Guest, Commissioner Heidi Reed, began the program with some words about our diverse …

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