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The Mighty TeleCoil

The Mighty TeleCoil  by Ann Liming, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist A telecoil, also referred to as a t-coil or telephone coil, is a small copper coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant (CI).  In the presence of other magnetic sources a magnetic field is created which induces an electric current in the coil.  When […]

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2016 Annual Meeting

Hearing Loss Association of America Michigan State Association 2016 Annual Meeting Saturday, April 9, 2016 10:00 am-3:30 pm State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library 702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48915 Featured Speaker: Juliette Sterkens, Au.D. Make A Difference: Advocating for Hearing Access In Your Community! Learn about programs and resources for Hard of […]

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HLAA Michigan State Association Offers Scholarship to National Convention 2016

A scholarship is available to attend the HLAA National Convention 2016 which will be held in Washington DC,  June 23-26, 2016 . Lodging is at the host hotel, Washington Hilton. Deadline to apply is January 1, 2016. Don’t miss out! SCHOLARSHIP:  HLAA-MI will cover the early bird registration which includes the Friday night off-site event, […]

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!!New Advocacy Alert!! HR 1653

This information is also on the main web site under the advocacy tab. For more information: See eclectablog: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Champions Medicare Coverage for Hearings at   http://www.eclectablog.com/2015/07/congresswoman-debbie-dingell-champions-medicare-coverage-for-hearing-aids.html Be sure to read this document as well:  The Case for Expanding Medicare Hearing Loss: The Economic, Social and Medical Factors Impacting Healthy Aging.  http://www.ncpssmfoundation.org/Portals/0/case-for-expanding-medicare.pdf.

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A Thank You from Brian Patrick Jensen

From Brian Patrick Jensen, speaker at the Annual Spring Meeting… Thank you HLAA MI And don’t forget to do your homework! On behalf of Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD), I would like to thank HLAA Michigan State Association for inviting us to present “Perseverance to Triumph” at your Annual Spring Meeting on Saturday, April 18, […]

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