Shari Eberts of HLAA Was Interviewed on National Public Radio (NPR)

Shari Eberts, hearing loss advocate and HLAA National board member, was interviewed by NPR’s Peter O’Dowd on Here and Now about Zoom and the lack of captioning on their free accounts.  It is well worth a listen and here’s a link to the podcast and transcript: https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2020/11/23/zoom-closed-captioning-hearing

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ALDA/HlAA accessible tour with the MFA on Saturday November 21,2020

Registration is now open for the ALDA/HlAA accessible tour at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston  on Saturday November 21,2020.  Please join us for the first of an ongoing schedule of virtual MFA tours via Zoom with Karen Moss as our guide .  Our first event is based on the topic “Gatherings Over Time”. This time of year some people are planning their holiday celebrations and such gatherings have been pared back or cancelled altogether during the Covid pandemic .  Let us explore various art images in the context of “Gatherings Over Time” as festive, upbeat and enjoyable. We are …

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Virtual HLAA Chapter Meetings Around the County

With the ongoing pandemic most HLAA chapters around the country are holding virtual meetings using Zoom or Google Meet.  Below are some meeting details and you can join in from anywhere by either registering ahead of time using the provided links or email a request for the Zoom link. Assistive Hearing and OTC Devices-Virtual Meeting Tuesday, November 10, 2020 – 2:00 – 4:00pm HLAA Mission Viejo Chapter Virtual Meeting Organizer: Toni Barrient toni@hlaamv.org 949-391-9756 text Description: Popular Professor, Fan-Gang (UCI Researcher) will present his ongoing research about technologies that help people hear including over the counter devices like AirPods. You are invited to …

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Hear @ Boston – Holiday “HAT” Check – December 5, 2020 4:00 pm

Holiday HAT Check – Hearing Assistive Technology. The holiday season presents us with many challenges in our hard-of-hearing world.  Fortunately, there are many tech tools to help us all  live with hearing loss.  Let’s learn from each other!  Let’s share our knowledge! Please attend, and please bring and share a favorite device that helps you with safety, stress, and relates to hearing loss.  Show and tell!  It will help us all get through the challenging holiday season. December 5, 2020 4:00 pm – Virtual VIA Zoom Please join the hear@boston  Zoom Meeting!  Please email  hearatboston@gmail.com  to get the link. emergency …

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