Date: Saturday, February 27
Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT
Save the date and plan to join us for an engaging and informative presentation from the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR). This meeting was a highly requested topic requested from many of you so now is your chance to discover what DOR is all about. Equip yourself with tools to attain employment, achieve independence and realize equality!
This presentation will cover the application process in order to become a DOR consumer, the types of service the consumer will receive, what is expected from the consumers, and the expected outcomes. Plenty of Q&A time afterwards!
Please share this information with others you feel may benefit from this presentation.
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Lisa Yuan and Ken Cluskey, former LA Chapter members, will be on primetime this Saturday to share their wisdom and knowledge pertaining to employment strategies for those with hearing loss. You don’t want to miss this!
Presented by: HLAA District of Columbia Chapter
Speakers: Lisa Yuan and Ken Cluskey
Date: Saturday, January 9, 2021
Time: 4 p.m. ET, 3 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. MT, 1 p.m. PT
Finding and maintaining a job with hearing loss can be challenging, and for many, those challenges have likely been magnified during the pandemic. In this program, Lisa Yuan and Ken Cluskey will share experiences and strategies they have developed during more than 30 years in both the public and private sectors on searching for a job, obtaining employment and achieving success once employed. The program will include tips and resources related to the specific challenges that people with hearing loss may face as they navigate their careers.
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From hearinglikeme.com—The concept of listening fatigue has been around for quite some time; but could it be even more prevalent in a world of face masks? The short answer is—absolutely—for both those with hearing loss and those without.
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For more information on hearing and masks, visit the Hearing Loss Association of America resources page.
Watch our webinar, Face Masks and Hearing Loss: Practical Tips and Strategies, here.
From Healthy Hearing Report—To keep your brain sharp, it’s important to wear hearing aids through your waking hours—even when you’re at home for days during a pandemic. Here’s why.
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The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) National Office has ongoing information and updates to help those dealing with hearing loss to successfully navigate the trying times we are under with COVID-19. Please follow this link to the HLAA site as a starting point to help you through this.
Remember, make sure to let your family, friends, and neighbors know what help you need and make sure to ask for it. There are many online resources to also help request for help.
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) has many recordings covering a wide array of subjects on their website for your review. With the pandemic having a lasting impact on our lives, it’s more important than ever we stay connected and informed. Check out the various recordings below.
The first HLAA Spanish Webinar is available for playback along with our other recordings shown below:
Back by popular demand after their San Diego chapter presentation last month, InnoCaption will join us for our next virtual meeting to share the latest innovations for the desktop and app. The latest feedback from users is this is a worthwhile and transformative feature that you should not miss!
Matt Goncalves, Marketing Director, and Christina Duarte, Director of Regulatory Affairs, will be presenting and taking Q&A at the end. Please note the presentation is free and will be captioned so come and join your fellow friends and members for an engaging time!
Note: You’ll be sent a meeting link after you register above. Make sure to check your inbox for an email from “Sharon”!
Captioning will be provided within Zoom for easy viewing and following along.
Zoom: Use a computer. If possible, attend the meeting on a computer rather than via a smartphone or iPad. This will give you the best layout to view the captions as well as other meeting features.
Meetings are captioned. How to See Closed Captions in ZOOM
Of course, if you have any questions, just email us email@example.com.
Tinnitus is no laughing matter!
There are some research studies support the idea of seasonality with tinnitus. Do you notice the winter months with cooler temperatures, changes in humidity, and less physical activity creates a greater awareness and sensitivity to your tinnitus? Or maybe it’s something to think about?
Check out the Living with Hearing Loss blog to learn more about this possibility.
One of the greatest fears and challenges for those of us with hearing loss is visiting our audiologist. Will they have our best interest at heart? Can they really help us? What should I expect or don’t know? Believe me, you aren’t alone but with proper research, asking others for advice, and understanding a little bit what the audiologist point of view is can go a long ways.
Check out this article for some interesting reflections!
Although the article notes Thanksgiving as a common gathering that can give all of us with hearing loss communication fits, the article really makes sense for any social and holiday gathering. Giving yourself breaks, compassion, and using certain strategic ways to effectively communicate and enjoy the gathering can help make your family and holiday get-together that much more enjoyable. Learn tips and strategies with this article.