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Happy Thanksgiving and a couple of job postings.

HLAA-MI wishes you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! May you have warm gatherings with family and friends, travel safely and hear your very best! Here are a couple of jobs recently posted by the Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Please share with anyone you think might be interested! Rights Representative/Grievance Investigator https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/1587988/division-of-deaf-deafblind-and-hard-of-hearing-rights-representative-grievanc […]

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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars at the HLAA site: 1 – Hidden Heroes: The Importance of Caregivers to the Health and Well Being of the Veteran Guest Bio: Laurel Rodewald Date & Time: Oct 19 2016 – 8:00pm – 9:00pm We envision an America where military caregivers are empowered, appreciated, and recognized for their service to our nation. […]

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Message from Lansing Chapter

Hello Everyone! It is time to welcome you all back to our fall chapter meetings.  Our first meeting will be on September 7.  Meeting details have not changed.  We will still be meeting at the Plymouth Congregational Christian Church at 2001 E. Grand River Avenue in Lansing.  For those of you who may be attending for […]

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HLAA – MI Picnic

Join us for a Picnic!  More details on the PDF  file but just in case you can’t open it,  here’s the basics: Raynor Park, 738 E. Ash, Mason, MI (near Lansing). Look for the pavilion Contact person: Tony Ferack, aferack@comcast.net, 734-664-3297. RSVP appreciated Date: 8/21/2016 Time: 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM

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Internet of Things (IoT) for AT? Pay Attention to the Details

Internet of Things (IoT) for AT?  Pay Attention to the Details Tony Ferack, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist I was reading a recent article titled “AT&T unveiling Internet of Things-linked wheelchair“ and felt compelled to write this blog.  First, if you have not yet heard the buzzword “Internet of Things”, I’ll fill you in.  Internet of […]

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Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAP)

Is a Personal Sound Amplification Product (PSAP) Right for You? Tony Ferack, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist To answer this question, we have to know what a PSAP is.  It is basically a wearable device that amplifies sound.  A person with hearing loss might say, “That sounds like a hearing aid”.  Hearing aids and PSAP’s have […]

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