Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Making Technology Work For You

  • The Assembly Room of the Community Church of NY • 40 East 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 (map)
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This year's technology meeting will focus on the many ways people with hearing loss can benefit from smartphones. Bill Schiffmiller, a former Accessibility Advocate at Apple whose company, AKOIO, provides consulting services to corporations on accessibility, will discuss new technologies that further integrate hearing aids and smartphones.

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Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Recognizing and Confronting Stigma

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Speakers Holly Cohen and Nancy Williams lead an interactive session on stigma in family, social, and workplace environments. They will also discuss internal stigma that may interfere with an active life as a person with hearing loss.

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Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Auditory Rehabilitation

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Celebrated rehab specialist Geoff Plant of the Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation in Somerville, Massachussets will discuss his techniques and how they can be adapted by others.

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Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Hearing and the Brain

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Kelly Tremblay, PhD. at the University of Washington, will discuss the role of the brain in hearing, and how auditory rehabilitation strengthens that brain function. She will also introduce a new interactive app for measuring restaurant noise, IHearU. We hope HLAA-NYC will take the lead in making this program indispensable for people with -- and without -- hearing loss.

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

  • THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NY • 40 EAST 35TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10016 (map)
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Members are invited to join us in reviewing the year's events and planning for the coming year, including the election of new board members. We will also present our annual student awards at this event, and we will honor community members  for their work on behalf of people with hearing loss. 

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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Taking on the NYPD Over Hearing Aids -- and Winning

  • The Assembly Room of the Community Church of NY, Unitarian Universalist (map)
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Former New York City Police Office Daniel Carione discusses his four-year legal battle to change the NYPD's policy on hearing aids. Dan's attorney, Colleen Meenan of Meenan & Associates, will join us for a Q & A after the presentation. 

Doors open at 5:30 for snacks and socializing

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