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Traverse City Event – Oct 1, 2017

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 […]

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Lansing Chapter Meeting Dates & Topics

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 […]

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HLAA Wisconsin State Association to Hold Chaper Workshop

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 […]

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Senate Passes OTC Hearing Aid Act of 2017

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 […]

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Advocacy Action Requested

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. […]

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Annual Meeting Update

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 […]

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Advocacy Information for You

Bill introduced in the Michigan Legislature:  H.B. 4440 – Amends the Public Health Code of 1978 related to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives in March by Representative Kosowski.  This bill, if passed, would require the state health department to do a public and health provider education and awareness campaign on […]

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Lansing Chapter Meeting Announcement

Lansing Chapter Meeting Announcement Wednesday, May 3, 2017 To Bluff or Not to Bluff Presenter:  Rich Baldwin Many of us with hearing loss often use bluffing as a communication strategy.  Is bluffing truly a useful tool?  Does it affect our relationships?  Are there better communication strategies for us to use?  Come and learn the answers […]

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