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

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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