Thursday September 23, 7-8 pm (Eastern Time)
HLAA Zoom Event – Hosted by HLAA Midwest Chapters
“We Hear You Now Hear Us” Talkback
HLAA is proud to host a Talkback with the filmmakers of the award-winning documentary, “We Hear You.” Executive produced by HLAA members Holly Cohen, Shari Eberts and Roxana Rotundo, and also featuring HLAA member Toni Iacolucci, “We Hear You” was named Best Film on Disability in the June 2021 awards of the Cannes World Film Festival.
Register to watch the film and attend the Talkback with the producers:
After you register, you will receive a link to the event to watch the film online at your convenience. The Talkback, moderated by Gael Hannan, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the documentary—across two continents during the COVID-19 pandemic—and give the filmmakers the opportunity to hear from you—the hearing loss community.
For more information about the film:
Sunday October 3, 2020:
New England Walk4Hearing
Location: Artesani Park, 1234 Soldiers Field Rd., Brighton, MA.
Schedule: 9:30 am Registration/Check-in, 10:30 am Walk starts.
The walk will be in person this year! The walk route is 5K (3.1 miles). The HLAA Central MA chapter has a team. You can join our team as a walker, as a virtual walker, or support our team with a donation:
Hearing Loss Association of America‘s national office holds occasional webinars and Zoom meetings/workshops.
These events along with the HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meetings are posted on the HLAA calendar of events found at: https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events/calendar/
HLAA Virtual Meeting Recordings – You can view recordings of past HLAA virtual meetings at:
HLAA Webinar Recordings – You can view recordings of past HLAA webinars at: https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events/webinars/schedule-recordings/
Upcoming – Time and Date to be Determined
Topic: Introduction to Cochlear Implants – Speaker: Caitlin Agreda, Au.D., CCC-A Audiologist UMass Memorial Medical Center
Topic: How to Choose a Cochlear Implant Vendor – Speaker: Ellen Perkins and Barbara Johnson
This program is designed for people who are curious about cochlear implants as a potential solution or just interested in learning what they are about. Caitlin will present an introduction to cochlear implants focusing on what a cochlear implant is, how it works, and what the process is. Ellen and Barbara will then reprise their popular presentation on how to navigate the vendor promotional fluff and understand the offerings of the 3 cochlear implant manufacturers.
Upcoming – Time and Date to be Determined
Topic: Are You Listening?
Speaker: Darleen Wilson
The guest speaker will be Ms. Darleen Wilson. Ms. Wilson is a life-long musician and is actively dealing with the consequences of her own moderate-severe hearing loss. Convinced that there are better solutions for hearing technologies, Wilson undertook a Masters in Human Factors to expand her perspective on product design. She focuses her work on improving hearing products and services. Wilson serves on the Audiology Leadership Advisory Council for Mass. Eye and Ear (a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School).
3rd Wednesday-of-the-month Peer Support Meeting
3rd Wednesday of every month
at 11:00 AM
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library (2nd floor)
345 Main Street, Wakefield
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Open Chapter Meetings
When: Monthly on the third Thursday of every month into 2022.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Eastern Standard Time
Where: From Oklahoma City, OK, and presented through Zoom.
Organizer: Central OK Chapter firstname.lastname@example.org 4056405152
Description: Come Zoom with OKC! Our amazing monthly meetings have gone virtual and we hope to be a helpful online resource during this difficult time. Each month we host informative lectures and Q&As on a variety of hearing loss topics. We keep it pretty casual because hearing loss is real and we should be too. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12-1:00pm Central Time. (11:30-12:00 meet and greet)
EMAIL ANA at email@example.com for your invitation which you are welcome to share privately with your chapter (just don’t post it online) as well as anyone with two ears We love visitors so see y’all there!