Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

What National Does For You

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY (map)
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Speaker Barbara Kelley, Executive Director of HLAA, will talk about initiatives and advocacy in the national office. For those who can't get to Convention, this is a rare opportunity to meet Barbara in person. Learn how the National office works, and let Barbara know what we as a chapter can contribute.

(Please note that this is the 4th Tuesday of the month. All other meetings will be on the 3rd Tuesday)

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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Members are invited to join us in reviewing the year's events and planning for the coming year, including the election of new board members. We will also present our annual student awards at this event, and we will honor community members for their work on behalf of people with hearing loss. 

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Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Hearing and the Brain

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Kelly Tremblay, Ph.D., an auditory neuroscientist, professor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington, and HLAA Board Member, will discuss the role of the brain in hearing, and how auditory rehabilitation strengthens that brain function.  She will also introduce IHearU, an interactive app for measuring restaurant noise, which she is developing and expanding with the help of an NIH grant.

Socializing and refreshments will take place 5:30-6 PM.

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Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Auditory Rehabilitation

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Celebrated rehab specialist Geoff Plant of the Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation in Somerville, Massachussets will discuss his techniques and how they can be adapted by others.

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Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Recognizing and Confronting Stigma

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Speakers Holly Cohen and Nancy Williams lead an interactive session on stigma in family, social, and workplace environments. They will also discuss internal stigma that may interfere with an active life as a person with hearing loss.

Arrive at 5:30 for snacks and socializing. Doors remain open 6-8pm.

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Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Making Technology Work For You

  • The Assembly Room of the Community Church of NY • 40 East 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 (map)
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This year's technology meeting will focus on the many ways people with hearing loss can benefit from smartphones. Bill Schiffmiller, a former Accessibility Advocate at Apple whose company, AKOIO, provides consulting services to corporations on accessibility, will discuss new technologies that further integrate hearing aids and smartphones.

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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Taking on the NYPD Over Hearing Aids -- and Winning

  • The Assembly Room of the Community Church of NY, Unitarian Universalist (map)
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Former New York City Police Office Daniel Carione discusses his four-year legal battle to change the NYPD's policy on hearing aids. Dan's attorney, Colleen Meenan of Meenan & Associates, will join us for a Q & A after the presentation. 

Doors open at 5:30 for snacks and socializing

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