Q & A with Dr Brad Ingrao

Speaker: Brad Ingrao, AuD – Clinical Audiologist at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System – specializes in basic and advanced (Cochlear Implant, Vestibular, Electrophysiology) clinical audiology with an emphasis on Veterans with severe to profound hearing and auditory impairment.

Dr. Ingrao spoke at one of our chapter meetings last year on “It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Hearing Loss”. He is a popular speaker at several of the Southern California HLAA Chapters. We are very fortunate to have Dr. Ingrao as a professional advisor for the City of Orange Chapter of HLAA.

Bring your questions about hearing loss, audiograms, hearing aids, assistive listening devices, communication strategies, cochlear implants, music and hearing loss — and ALL THAT JAZZ.

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, May 6, 2017
9:30a.m. To 11:30a.m.

We will also discuss the Long Beach Walk4Hearing to be held on June 10, 2017 at the Marina Green Park in Long Beach – our chapter has Team Orange Crush. If you have not yet joined a team please consider joining ours and collecting donations for the walk. Volunteers are still needed for registration – see Marla Peoples, Co-Chair for the Long Beach Walk4Hearing.

BYOC (Bring your own coffee). 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 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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Improve Your Hearing • Electronic Acoustic Stimulation

 

Come to the next meeting of the HLAA, City of Orange Chapter on April 1 (April Fool’s Day – no fooling!!) for an informative presentation by Lyra Repplinger MS, Senior Consumer Outreach Manager of the West Region for Med-EL – a cochlear implant manufacturer.  She will provide information on the EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System which is a combination of two technologies designed to meet this specific need.

 

WHEN:      Saturday, April 1, 2017
**NEW TIME**
9:30am to 11:30am

WHERE:    *** NEW MEETING PLACE***
812 W. Town & Country Rd, Bldg C
Orange, CA  92868

FREE PARKING JUST STEPS FROM OUR MEETING ROOM

Another NEW meeting tidbit – BYOC (bring your own coffee) – we will still provide light refreshments and water. 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.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at 714-400-7992 or 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEW MEETING LOCATION AND TIME • starting April 1, 2017

HLAA City of Orange has exciting news.
NEW MEETING LOCATION AND TIME.
Hope you can make it!
Meeting information to follow.

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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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