April 2019 Meeting

Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Building Resiliency and Steps to Well-being
Amy Gallagher, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or significant sources of stress.
Most people generally adapt well over time to life-changing situations and stressful conditions. […]

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March 2019 Meeting

Hearing Aid Update
Pamela Kreps
Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Hearing aid technology is constantly advancing, with many options available to help people with hearing loss. Pamela Kreps will give an update on current hearing aid technology including connectivity to other devices, improved programming options, and automated features. She will also give practical advice for […]

By |2019-02-20T00:33:13+00:00February 20th, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

February 2019 Meeting

Another Hearing Loss Video Program!

At January 2019 meeting we selected and watched an informative captioned video. We will do the same for the February meeting.
There are many on-line resources available to help people with hearing loss.
Topics range from types of hearing lost to devices to coping skills.
At this meeting we will […]

By |2019-02-18T23:37:09+00:00January 28th, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

January 2019 Meeting

Hearing Loss Video Program!

There are many on-line video resources available to help people with hearing loss. Topics range from types of hearing loss to devices to coping skills. At this meeting we will review some of the various websites videos, including those found at the national HLAA website: HearingLoss.org. Learning more […]

By |2019-02-05T23:50:46+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

November 2018 Meeting

MED-EL Cochlear Implant Products
Lyra Repplinger, Consumer Engagement Manager

Lyra Repplinger will discuss updates in candidacy and hearing technology including cochlear implants, electro acoustic system and bone conduction solutions.
She will also share listening strategies and resources for improved hearing experience and outcomes when talking on the phone,
in noisy environments, and listening to music.
Lyra has her masters in […]

By |2019-02-05T23:56:39+00:00November 5th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

October 2018 Meeting

Hearing Loss Updates
Support for Hearing Loss at the
Local, State, and National Level

Hearing Loss issues are becoming more important in our nation. There are many levels of support and initiatives to help people with hearing loss. New technologies and new networks are forming to provide assistance and help.The program will be led […]

By |2019-02-06T23:21:35+00:00October 6th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

May 2018 Meeting

Telephone and Communication Equipment Update

The Chapter will welcome Crystal Vaccaro, Outreach, Education & Installations Specialist for CapTel phones. The presentation will focus on their captioned telephones and solutions for multiple programs to help the deaf and hard of hearing community better communicate over the phone. Come learn more about this service […]

By |2019-02-06T23:40:42+00:00May 6th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

April 2018 Meeting

Update from the Colorado Commission for the
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Luke Adams, Outreach Consultant

The chapter will welcome Luke Adams, Outreach Consultant – Hard of Hearing Specialty, from the Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH). He will talk about what the CCDHH does and can do for people […]

By |2019-02-06T23:54:14+00:00April 6th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

March 2018 Meeting

Ringing in Your Ears, Living with Tinnitus
Paul D’Arezzo and Elaine Conlon

Paul D’Arezzo, M.D., is a retired emergency department physician. After developing tinnitus, he became interested in the mental aspects of dealing with the condition.
He is the author of a recently published book: Change Your Mind About Tinnitus: Transforming the Way You […]

By |2019-02-18T23:59:19+00:00March 17th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

February 2018 Meeting

Living and Leading with a Hearing Loss
Amy Becktell, Chapter Leader

How did a shy girl from Chattanooga, Tennessee become a leader and advocate for hearing loss in western Colorado?
Amy Becktell, the Chapter Leader, will talk about growing up and living with a hearing loss, and how it has shaped her life.
She will […]

By |2019-02-19T00:56:29+00:00February 18th, 2018|Event, Meeting|0 Comments