Our Rights, Responsibilities,
Hard of Hearing People;
a group likely to experience communication challenges.
Round table discussions about our experiences; our rights, responsibilities, and resources.
Become educated and advocate on your own behalf
as well as for others that you may never meet.
Check out these important links:
Education:Are you being compared, judged, and graded againstyour hearing peers. Do you know that you can ask for accommodations to help you hear and understand better? Do you know what those accommodations are?
Click here: ADAeducation
Entertainment: We all love to be entertained whether it's at the movies, theatres, or even TV's. Did you know that accommodations are already in place for you and there's more to come. What are your experiences?
Click here: ADApublic
Emergencies. We are challenged daily in our ability to hear and understand under normal circumstances, what have your experiences been in an emergency type situation or a hospital stay, etc. What are your rights, and what are your responsibilities?
Click here: ADArequirements
Employment: In our jobs we can be challenged to hear and understand on the telephone, in meetings, or even conversations during lunches. Have you been overlooked for promotions, etc. How have you coped so far, do you know what your rights are?
Click here: ADAemployment
Equal Access in Courts: From traffic school, to court dates, or jury duty. Although required by law courts must accommodate our hearing needs, but what have our true experiences been. Do you know your rights, do you know what accommodations you can ask for?
Click here: ADAcourts
Equipment: Come and learn the various listening systems and devices for accommodating our various hearing needs. Example; the difference between the FM, Infrared and loop systems. Captioning; open and closed. Alerting device and more.
Under Herb's Hat
Hearing Assistive Technology. Co-chairman
Read Herb's special article:
Click here: What's Up, Doc?
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Hearing Loss Association
2012 State Conference
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Want to make a difference?
HLA CA Board of Trustees applications being accepted.
Hearing Loss Association of America
2012 National Convention
Be an HLAA member today!
By hard of hearing people
for hard of hearing people.
ELECTIONS! We will be holding nominations and elections: Yes, it's that time of year. Please nominate yourself or someone you know that would enjoy helping our chapter grow. Working together we can make a difference. Nominations so far:
___ Steering Committee Leader - Lorraine Fanizza
___ Steering Committee Co-Leader
___ Steering Committee Treasurer (acting) Herb Balkind
___ Steering Committee Secretary; Recording
___ Steering Committee Secretary; Corespondance
___ Room set up and break down.
___ Happy Greeter - Front Entrance - Marilyn Hoppe
___ Sign in Coordinator works closely with PAL.- Harriett Porch
___ PAL Coordinator - FM Receivers. - Linda Williams
___ New member coordinator - Toni Barrient
___ Program coordinator.
___ Newsletter coordinator.
___ Special Events coordinator
___ Advertising coordinator - Toni Barrient
___ Hospitality coordinator.
___ HLAA Information Chair
___ HLA CA information Chair
___ HAT Committee Chair - Herb Balkind
___ Veteran's Chair
___ Emergency Laison Chair - Harriett Porch
Email me today at:Lorraine.Fanizza@HearingLossSCC.org
Young Adults Discussion Group
Hearing Loss Association America
Launches New Initiative for
HLAA Member Zac La Fratta
moderates the discussions..
Young Adults Group
Orange County, CA