March 4: Coping Skills for Hearing Loss

Learn how to navigate life with coping skills for hearing loss


Speaker: Pamela Mang, LMFT – She will tell her personal story, speak on coping with invisible and communication disability as well as hearing loss and mental health.

Pamela Mang became profoundly deaf 20 years ago resulting from illness during pamela-mangpregnancy.  She has been involved in the Deaf Community for over 30 years.  She earned a master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy at Hope International University, Fullerton, CA. She became a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in 2012 and has a private practice in Cypress, CA. Her unique understanding of both Deaf and hearing viewpoints raises awareness of communication disabilities in mental healthcare.

DIFFERENT LOCATION – we are in a different building this month.

WHERE:  
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive, Building 3, Room 101
Orange, CA 92868
(2-hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Patient parking lot)

WHEN:   
Saturday, March 4, 2017
10 a.m. to 12 noon

Click HERE for directions to Building 3, Room 101

Come join friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.
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 a get together for lunch after the meeting at the Pita Grill.  Contact Rachel McCallum at rachel.m.mccallum@gmail.com for directions.

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

This meeting is supported by CART (what you can’t hear you can read) – the Hearing Loop System that sends every spoken word directly into your hearing device that has a t-coil may not be available at this meeting.

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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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February 4th: Hamilton Relay Demonstration

See how CapTel laptop and smartphone relay can help you
Speaker: Debra Rogers, Southern California  Outreach Coordinator for Hamilton Relay

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Debra is a member of the HLAA, San Diego Chapter. She shares her own experience with hearing loss, giving presentations to help “get people back on the phone”.  At our chapter meeting last March, Debra gave a demonstration of the CapTel phone relay.  At this meeting she will demonstrate how CapTel relay works on smartphones and laptops.

WHERE:   UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive
Building 56, Room 113-114
Orange, CA 92868
(2-hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Patient parking lot)
WHEN:       Saturday, March 5, 2016
10a.m. to 12 noon
Come join friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.
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!!!

In addition,   a  door prize will be given courtesy of Hamilton CapTel.

If you are interested in an after meeting get together for lunch or a coffee break, contact Rachel McCallum at rachel.m.mccallum@gmail.com.  Please contact Rachel before the meeting if you would like to get together.
Click HERE for map to Bldg 56, room 113-114.
For more information contact Marla Peoples at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com
or visit us at http://www.hearinglosscoo.org

This meeting is supported by CART and a Hearing Loop System that sends every spoken word directly into your hearing device that has a t-coil.
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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Jan. 7 Meeting: Consumer’s Guide to Purchasing Hearing Aids

Help is on the way for Orange County residents who might feel overwhelmed about purchasing hearing aids.

The topic for January’s meeting will be the “Consumer’s Guide to Purchasing Hearing Aids.”   If you or a loved one is considering purchasing hearing aids sometime in the future, this meeting is for you.

All attendees will receive “The Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids”  free.  

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Chapter adviser, Toni Barrient will present how to purchase hearing aids.  A consumer’s checklist will be provided and the process of purchasing hearing aids is demystified.

Toni was appointed HLAA SoCal Chapter Coordinator in June 2016. For nine years, Toni was director of member services and chapter development for HLAA National in its Bethesda, Maryland headquarters.

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Place: UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Building 56, Rooms 113-114
(2-hour parking validation in UCI Medical Center Patient parking structure)

Light refreshments served

After Meet:  Get together after the meeting for friendship and support:
WaBa Grill
3070 W Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Phone number (714) 939-2000

December Holiday Party Meeting

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We ate delicious foods, held a fun gift exchange, had an insightful rap session and listened to holiday music! We celebrated what connects us and also what makes each one of us unique as to how we live with our hearing loss.

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Happy New Year to all!

MEETINGS HELD FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
10 a.m. to noon
UCI Medical Center (101 The City Drive South – Building 56, Rooms 113-114)
Parking in patient structure validated  See Campus Map below.

Camaraderie with friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.

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 – your hearing aid or cochlear implant T-coil will put you in the loop.  We also have CART (real time captioning) so you can read what you are unable to hear.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at:
phone:  714-400-7992
email: hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com
or visit us at www.hearinglosscoo.org

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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.

UCI Medical Center BLDG 56

Click HERE for map to Bldg 56, Rm 113-114.

 

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December Meeting Flyer- Serene Innovations and Dr. Brad Ingrao

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December Meeting- Serene Innovations and Dr. Brad Ingrao

You’re Invited

Christmas Party 2016

Saturday, December 3
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gift Exchange Game
Bring a WRAPPED gift worth no more than $15.00 to play the game

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive, Bldg 56, Rooms 113-114
Orange, CA 92868
2-hour parking validation in the UCI Medical Center Patient parking structure

Kindly RSVP by November 30
hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com

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Get close-up with HAT (Hearing Assistive Technology) for Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

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Come to our Fundraiser at Polly’s Pies!

Enjoy a home-style cooked meal at Polly’s Pies and Polly’s Pies will donate a portion of your total bill to HLAA – City of Orange chapter.

Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer.

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Click here for the flyer.

Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at:
phone: 714-400-7992
email: hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com
or visit us at www.hearinglosscoo.org

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