Jeffrey Astrein Appointed Chair of HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee Jeffrey Astrein has been appointed to chair the HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee. He replaces Ann Liming who has chosen to step away in order to spend time pursuing other interests. Jeffrey joined the HLAA-MI Board of Trustees in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary […]
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A N N O U N C E M E N T NOT WITHOUT US Survey for People With Hearing Loss This message is to let you know about a survey to improve services for Michigan citizens who have a hearing loss. It is part of a research project being conducted by Michigan’s Department of […]
HLAA-MI Website Receives Prestigious Award The Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association (HLAA-MI) was awarded the 2018 State Website Award during the national convention of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June, 2018. Webmaster, Janet Haines, was honored with the crystal award pictured below. The Awards Ceremony […]
What is Cytomegalovirus (CMV)? Cytomegalovirus is a virus that women may get during pregnancy that can cause serious health problems for their unborn babies, including hearing loss. Congenital CMV (cCMV) is passed to the baby during pregnancy. Health problems may or may not be apparent at birth. The most common consequence of cCMV is hearing […]
There is some great information in the HLAA e-News letter including a study being done concerning adults with cochlear implants. Also in the e-News: updates about the Walk4Hearing, Convention, a job opening at HLAA, information about an M-Enabling Summit about assistive technology to be held in DC and more! If “this link” doesn’t take you […]
DODDBHH Town Hall Fliers have been updated. Please note that the cancelled February event has been rescheduled to April 7th. Click Here and text version Here .
DODDBHH Town Hall Meetings – The Town Hall for Saturday, Feb 10 has been cancelled!! In this message you will find a link to a pdf file with information regarding upcoming town hall meetings held by the Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing (DODDBHH). If you are able to attend and encourage others […]
DODDBHH Town Hall Meetings – The town hall for Feb 10 has been cancelled!! In this message you will find a link to a pdf file with information regarding upcoming town hall meetings held by the Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing (DODDBHH). If you are able to attend and encourage others to […]
Save the Date for the Annual Meeting of HLAA Michigan! Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00am-3:30am State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library. Free admission and parking. Free lunch for those who RSVP by April 1, 2018 to: 616-366-2152 or firstname.lastname@example.org More details are on the flyer- click here!
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.