January 2019 Newsletter

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:

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February 2018 Newsletter

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.

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November 2017 Newsletter

InnoCaption Update Captions for Your Smartphone

InnoCaption is a free service for those with hearing loss making it possible to communicate using smartphones (Android and iPhone). Through the use of patented technology in conjunction with live stenographers, InnoCaption provides captioning
for those who may need assistance understanding the other party while using cell […]

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October 2017 Newsletter

 

Hearing Loss: It’s a Family Thing
Andriana Longwell, CACI

Having a hearing loss can impact the individual, but also affects family communication and dynamics.
Often, strong feelings about how to deal with the communication issues create stress within the family.
At this session, we will discuss these issues and present advice for dealing with
emotions and tension during […]

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May 2017 Newsletter

 Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting
Saturday, May 6, 2017 

Telephones and Alerting Devices
Denice Roberts and Joanne Stamp

Changes in technology for phones and alerting devices are constant. But one thing stays the same: these devices help people with hearing loss stay […]

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April 2017 Newsletter

Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Springtime Double Header! Two Topic!
Insurance for Hearing Aids in Colorado Task Force and
Looping in Western Colorado

First up, we will hear from Lucas Marquardt, the Leader of the Task Force that has formed to explore ideas and create plans […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting
Saturday, March 4, 2017

Introduction to American Sign Language and
Sign Language Interpreting
Dianna Shirley, Hands to Hear

Dianna Shirley will present an overview of sign language basics including basic signs, sign language communication protocols, and the process for becoming an interpreter.

Dianna Shirley […]

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February 2017 Newsletter

Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting
Saturday, February 5, 2017 

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
for People with Hearing Loss
Sandra Sharp, Business Outreach Specialist

At our February meeting, the Chapter will welcome Sandra Sharp, Business Outreach Specialist from the Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Sandra will discuss disability awareness within […]

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January 2017 Newsletter

Western Colorado Chapter
Hearing Loss Association of America
Free Monthly Meeting Saturday, January 7, 2017
All About the Outreach Grant
Amy Becktell, Chapter Leader

The Western Colorado Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) was awarded a grant from the Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the amount of […]

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