Friday, February 21, 2014

HLAA Sarasota, Florida, Chapter Sponsors the 3rd Annual Hearing Loss Expo

HLAA Sarasota Chapter Sponsors the 
3rd Annual Hearing Loss Expo
Florida’s Largest Hearing Loss Expo! Free Seminars and Screenings
Saturday, March 8, 2014
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Manatee Technical Institute Cantrell Hall
6305 State Road 70
Bradenton, FL 34203 (Half mile west of Exit 217(B), off I-75

For more information email expo@hlas.org or call 941.706.4312

Highlights

Talk with all three cochlear implant manufacturers; three out of the four of Florida’s loop providers; and, the top four programs for free or financially-supported hearing aids. 

Hearing Assistive Technology: Harris Communications will show all their latest assistive listening devices under Flo Innes's direction and Dr. Brad Ingrao, a HAT faculty member and Hearing Loss Magazine columnist, will give a talk on Assistive Listening Devices (12:30 p.m. in the auditorium). Silent Call is also demonstrating their ALD line-up.

Want to go to the movies again? Regal Cinemas and Sony Caption Glasses will be both demonstrate this marvelous new movie captioning system as well as giving a seminar (9:30 a.m. in the auditorium). In addition, you can learn about the new HLAA-Regal Cinemas joint education program to help your HLAA Chapter educate your members and build a movie club.

Phones and more: CaptionCall will demo their phones and Florida Relay will be on hand for questions. The Fire Department will tell you how to get a free smokeless alarm. Ten hearing support groups will have information.

Meet and greet: Diana Bender, the chairperson of the HLAA Board of Trustees will host the HLAA table. HLAA Board Member Valerie Stafford-Mallis will also be there to answer questions. This is an opportunity to connect with national Board of Trustee members and learn what’s happening with your organization at the national level.


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