October 2019 Meeting

Hearing Assistive Technology Resources Fair
Saturday, October 5,th
Center for Independence
740 Gunnsion Ave, Grand Junction, CO
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Plans are underway for this event to include guest speakers, vendor booths, demonstrations, and lunch.
The focus of the fair is to showcase technology that helps people with hearing loss.
Please contact Denice Roberts at the […]

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September 2019 Meeting

Come Attend CCDHHDB Quarterly Meeting

The Western Colorado Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAAWCO) will NOT hold a meeting on Saturday, September 7th.
Instead, we encourage you to attend the quarterly meeting of:

Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind (CCDHHDB)
Thursday, September, 5th, 2019
Center for […]

By |2019-09-05T12:55:54+00:00August 21st, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

May 2019 Meeting

Living Your Best Life with Hearing Loss
Susanna Dussling

This year the Chapter has shown several captioned videos at the meetings and discussed what we saw and heard.
This format has been successful and attendees have enjoyed the varied programs.
We continued to explore the topic of coping and resiliency when living with hearing loss […]

By |2019-06-05T21:30:00+00:00April 25th, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

April 2019 Meeting

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. What enables them to do so?
This program will focus on the […]

By |2019-06-05T21:30:36+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Event, Meeting|0 Comments

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 |2019-06-16T21:39:09+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