Webinar on Health Care, Hearing Loss & Communication Challenges – Sept. 30, 2020

Join CHC September 30th for “Health Care, Hearing Loss and Communication Challenges: Taking Charge in 2020 and Beyond” – a dynamic discussion about our changing health care system and how to navigate it with a hearing loss. We will include perspective and guidance from patients and a physician who uses two cochlear implants. Learn insider tips and strategies to access effective communication during your virtual and in-person appointments, including what to say and do when things don’t go well or as planned. This program will cover a range of accessibility tools, technology and smartphone apps and will detail real-world scenarios …

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Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness for People with Hearing Loss

Title:  Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness for People with Hearing Loss with Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy, HLAA and Scott D. Smith, CEP, PFT, Captain/Paramedic Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Time: 8 PM – 9 PM ET Summary: Most people don’t think about preparing for emergencies until it’s too late. That’s not good for anyone but could be disastrous for someone with a hearing loss. This webinar will bring you the latest on emergency access, how you can prepare and what government and industry are working on to make the technologies we use every day more helpful in emergencies. For …

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Attracting and Keeping Younger Adults

Webinar: “Attracting and Keeping Younger Adults” When: Febuary 17, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Summary: A recurring question HLAA chapter and state organization leaders ask is, “How can we get young people to come to our meetings? If we are able to get them in the door, they seem to come once or twice and then they don’t come back.” It’s reasonable to assume that people decide to come to HLAA meetings because they are looking for something. Believe it or not, even in the age of ready availability of hearing loss information on the internet, not everything …

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