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Facebook Captioning Tips

Note: Not all facebook videos will have captioning. Especially older videos and those just uploaded by users. They don’t all put captions on them. You can also find these procedures while in Facebook by clicking on the ? at the top right which will bring up the help window. Type ‘Captions’ and it will give […]

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Update to Facebook Caption Tips

Note: Not all facebook videos will have captioning. Especially older videos and those just uploaded by users. They don’t all put captions on them. You can also find these procedures while in Facebook by clicking on the ? at the top right which will bring up the help window. Type ‘Captions’ and it will give […]

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Latest appointments to the Advisory Council on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing

Congratulations to HLAA Michigan member and Grand Rapids Chapter leader, Gerid Adams! Governor Whitmer just announced her latest appointments to the Advisory Council on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Here are the names and bios of those appointed: Gerid C. Adams, of Wyoming, is a field trainer and accounts manager for CaptionCall and the […]

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A Convention Experience Shared by Our 2019 Scholarship Recipient

Gerid Adams, the current President of the Greater Grand Rapids HLAA Chapter, was the recipient of the 2019 HLAA-MI Scholarship to the HLAA National Convention.  Gerid shares his impressions of his first convention experience. The HLAA 2019 convention consisted of 10 workshop sessions; each session had a choice between 5 tracks. The tracks were Advocacy, […]

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2019 HLAA Convention Fun!

The 2019 HLAA National Convention was held on June 20-23 in Rochester, New York.  HLAA-MI folks who attended the 2019 convention represented the following chapters:  Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Royal Oak and Western Wayne County.  See below for a few pictures from the fun convention photo booth! The Greater Grand Rapids chapter (formerly known as the […]

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Walk4Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019 CONTACT: Ronnie Adler National Walk4Hearing Manager radler@hearingloss.org Springtime? Michigan Walk4Hearing Time! BETHESDA, Md. – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us for the annual Michigan Walk4Hearing, now celebrating its thirteenth year. Take a walk with us and meet our passionate regulars, enthusiastic newcomers, loyal […]

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