Click here for the sign up sheet or print the photo below, for an event called Super Sparks. It’s a Sensory & Ability Friendly Event at the Michigan Science Center. Check it out! HLAA-MI will be represented there.
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Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Do You Use a T-Coil? Do you use a t-coil with the telephone? Hearing assistive listening devices? TV technology? Have you used it with induction loop technology? We will be talking about the t-coil and how to use it in different situations. If you have listening technology that you use your […]
Click here to see the official flyer YOU ARE INVITED TO A FREE EVENT HOSTED BY Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association (HLAA-MI) and Traverse City area members of HLAA-MI “TIPS AND TECH: IMPROVING COMMUNICATION FOR HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE” Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:00-3:30 pm Traverse Area District Library, Thirlby Room (second […]
HLAA Lansing Chapter Meeting Information Date First Wednesday of each month, September through May Time Begins at 6:30 pm with refreshments and brief meeting Presentation or activity follows from 7:00 – 8:00 pm Location Asbury United Methodist Church 2200 Lake Lansing Road, Lansing (Near corner of Lake Lansing Road and Wood Street) Hearing Access Computer […]
HLAA Wisconsin State Association is holding a chapter development workshop titled ” Growing Your Chapter and You” on Oct 28, 2017 from 9:30 – 3:30, in Madison, Wisconsin. Erin Mirante, National Chapter Coordinator will be the presenter. Their annual meeting is on the Friday evening before and all are welcome to attend. If you are interested, you can […]
Senate Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Bringing Affordable and Accessible Hearing Health Care Closer to Reality Bethesda, MD: The U.S. Senate today passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. The bill was already passed by the House of Representatives on July 12. With this groundbreaking legislation Congress has sent a message to […]
What is a Peer Mentor? A peer mentor is an individual who is deaf or hard-of-hearing and trained to work with other individuals with hearing loss who are in need of support, information, teaching, and/or advocacy, in order to live their life with hearing loss as seamlessly as possible. Read all about it HERE!
An update on the progress of the OTC Hearing Aid bills has been received from Lise Hamlin at the HLAA National office and again we are asking you to respond to a Call to Action. In the House: 1.The House Energy and Commerce committee voted 54-0 to approve a comprehensive FDA bill that includes OTC […]
Friends, Modern technology has made available over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, at considerably less cost to consumers. We need federal legislation to make them widely available. It would be great if you could do one or more of the contact activities described below in the HLAA Call to Action. We’d really appreciate it. Every bit helps. […]
Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association 2017 Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00am-3:30pm at the State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library. It was well attended! A big thank you to our featured speaker: Tina Childress, Au.D., CCC-A. Her topic was: Connect and Discover: Assistive Technology for People With […]