Cochlear Implants – Hear about them from members of the City of Orange chapter

 

What’s all the fuss about cochlear implants? Come to the HLAA City of Orange October 6th meeting for a panel discussion of recipients of the 3 leading cochlear implant (CI) manufacturers – Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas and MedEl. The panel includes:

Delores Petty…..MedEl – bilateral CI’s

Tracey Dorr…….MedEl – bimodal -1 CI and I hearing aid

Gail Olson………Cochlear Americas – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Greg Good……..Cochlear Americas – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Jack Nichols…….Advanced Bionics – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Marla Peoples….Advanced Bionics – bilateral CI’s

Come join friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.

WHERE:   Mariposa Women & Family Center
812 W. Town & Country Road, Building C
Orange, CA 92868
(FREE PARKING just steps from the meeting room)

Click here for map: https://goo.gl/maps/DGT3ExGg4U72

WHEN:      Saturday, October 6, 2017
10 a.m. To Noon

 

In addition, Toni Barrient will present new technology!

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 raffle – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!! There will be an after meeting get together for lunch close by – to be determined at the meeting.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com

 

 


This meeting is supported by CART.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible. Your $2.00 donation towards the monthly room rent is greatly appreciated.

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HLAA City of Orange is getting the word out about a special event at The Cube.

This is a special event especially for families who have children and/or adults with diagnosed hearing loss. Come and meet new friends while playing and exploring at The Cube. FREE admission for this night only.

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August 2018 – GETTING TO KNOW YOU…..and our issues with hearing loss

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July 2018 – “Everyone into the pool!” But I Wear Hearing Aids…

I hope all of you will come to the July 7th meeting for not only the topic that will be discussed, but also to have a chance to say good-bye to our professional advisor Dr. Brad Ingrao.  Dr. Ingrao has accepted a position as a professor at a University in Florida and begins his new job on August 1, 2018.

Come say THANK YOU to Dr. Ingrao for his invaluable assistance to our chapter as a professional advisor – we have been honored that he has shared his expertise in matters of hearing loss at our meetings.  His future students will be very lucky to have him!!

Have a very safe July 4th — see you on the 7th.
Marla Peoples
Chairperson, HLAA-COO

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June 2018 – Captioned, live performances – Segerstrom Center

City of Orange Chapter – Next Performance – Center Stage

Presenting

Mr. Kyle Riley – Segerstrom Center of the Arts

                          When – Saturday, June 2, 2018

                          Where – Mariposa Family Center
                                              182 W. Town & Country Road, Bldg C
                                              Orange, CA 92868
                                              (Free Parking just steps from the meeting room)

Come hear about captioned live performances at the Segerstrom Center of the Arts in Costa Mesa. Mr. Kyle Riley, the Center’s Guest Services Coordinator, will tell us about live shows using captioning to accommodate those with hearing loss. He will bring a couple of tickets to raffle – you might be the lucky winner!!!

In addition, Mr. Jason Keller from CaptionCall Telephone will provide information on their NEW caption phone – if you currently have one of their phones, you will not want to miss this presentation and opportunity to upgrade your phone or get a captioned phone if you do not already have one (a signed certification of hearing loss is needed from your physician or audiologist – see the link below to the certification form that is only needed if you do not already have a CaptionCall phone).

https://captioncall.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/31882_ProCertForm_408b_ee.pdf

 

In addition, Toni Barrient will present:

 

 

Get together for lunch after the meeting – details TBA at the meeting.

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 drawing – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!!

For more information contact Marla Peoples.
Phone:  714-400-7992
Email:  hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible.

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May 2018 – Better Speech and Hearing Month – Is a cochlear implant right for you?

 

Get together for lunch after the meeting – details TBA at the meeting.

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 drawing – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!!

For more information contact Marla Peoples.
Phone:  714-400-7992
Email:  hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible.

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April 2018 – The Sam Simon Foundation and their hearing dogs program

Our next chapter meeting is Saturday, April 7, 2018

 

 

 

 

Dogs are more than canine companions – they can be trained to assist the deaf and hard-of-hearing (HOH) in public places or just in the home. Come find out about The Sam Simon Foundation and their hearing dogs program.

WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:30 am – 11:30 am

WHERE: Mariposa Women’s and Family Center
812 W. Town & Country Rd, Bldg C
Orange, CA 92868
FREE PARKING JUST STEPS TO OUR MEETING ROOM
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Speaker – Barbara Velasquez, Assistance Dogs Program Manager/Instructor at The Sam Simon Foundation Assistance Dogs Program – she will speak about Assistance Dog Program for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Plus, how do you apply and what training is involved.

Tech Corner with Toni Barrient
Toni will share a device or technology source of value to people with hearing loss and give a brief demo. At the February meeting, Toni introduced us to Alexa. Wonder what the next item will be.

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 drawing – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!! Meetings are looped and CART provided. Get-together for lunch after the meeting – details TBA.

For more information:
Marla Peoples at 714-400-7992 or Email: hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible.


Sign up for Walk4Hearing –
Join our team Orange Hearos.

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:00 am Registration/Check-in
10:00 am Walk starts (5K/3.1 miles)


2018 Upcoming Meeting Topics and Fundraising Events:

April 21
Kick-off for the Walk4Hearing

May 5
Better Speech and Hearing Month – Cochlear Americas. cochlear implant and processors

June 2
Kyle Riley – accommodations for the deaf and hard of hearing in viewing live productions at the Segerstrom Center located in Costa Mesa.

Saturday, June 9
Walk4Hearing, Long Beach

Join and/or Support Team Orange Hearos

July 7
Ali Eiler of AB on aural rehab using various applications

August 4
CI panel

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