GENERAL                               INFORMATION

May 25th, 2017 Flyer!! COCHLEAR IMPLANTS: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS
" COCHLEAR IMPLANTS: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS"
Guest Speaker: Bridget Garrison, Au. D, CCC-A FAAA
Cochlear Implant Audiologist, Cochlear Implant Center at
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
THURSDAY, May 25, 2017
6:00-7:45 P.M.
Come, learn about latest cochlear Implant technology
and candidacy process at GBMC
Dr. Garrison received her Bachelor's of Science degree with a double major in Speech
language pathology and Audiology and Deaf Studies from Towson University. She
continued at Towson University where she went on to achieve her Clinical Doctorate
in Audiology (Au. D.).
At the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA)
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
For directions, please call 410.318.6780 or check www.hasa.org
For more Information, contact: Carrie Nicholsen at cnicholsen@msn.com
Check our website
May 25th, 2017flyer'.pdf
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Thinking Outside the Testing Booth
Thinking Outside the Testing Booth
Guest Speaker: Jonathan J. Suen, AuD Research Audiologist Postdoctoral Fellow Center on Aging and Health Department of Otolaryngology-Head/Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017
6:00-7:45 P.M.
At the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA)
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
For directions, please call 410.318.6780 or check www.hasa.org
RSVP to Carrie Nicholsen by April 21, 2017
at cnicholsen@msn.com
Check our website at: www.hearinglossbaltimore.com
HLAA-GBC meetings are FREE and open to the public.
Captioning is provided.
Sign language interpretation must be requested in advance.
The auditorium is looped for your listening convenience.
Meetings are cancelled if Baltimore City Schools are closed.
Meeting Hearing Loss
NEWFLYER FOR APRILEVENT.pdf
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How Can People with Hearing Loss COMMUNICATE BETTER With the Public?
How Can People with Hearing Loss
COMMUNICATE BETTER
With the Public?
Brainstorm with us in an understanding and friendly setting about communicating at:
 Meetings
 Parties
 Lectures
 Classes
 Restaurants
 And Other Public Places!
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
10:30 A.M. – 12:00 NOON
At the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA)
5900 Metro Drive – In the Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21215
For directions, please call 410.318.6780 or check www.hasa.org
RSVP to Carrie Nicholsen by February 10, 2017
at cnicholsen@msn.com
HLAA/GBC meetings are free and open to the public. Assistive listening devices provided at all meetings. Sign language interpretation may be available upon request.
Meetings are cancelled if Baltimore City Schools are closed.
Feb 14 Flyer (draft) (1).pdf
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IT’S NOT EASY BEING HARD OF HEARING. Come Join Us And Let It All Hang Out!
IT’S NOT EASY
BEING HARD OF HEARING.
Come Join Us And
Let It All Hang Out!
Maybe we have some solutions to offer.
Maybe we can help solve each other’s
challenging issues with hearing loss.
At least, let’s talk together.
Join us for an informal round-table discussion.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
6:00-7:45 P.M.
At the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA)
5900 Metro Drive – In the Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21215
For directions, please call 410.318.6780 or check www.hasa.org
RSVP to Carrie Nicholsen by February 17, 2017
at cnicholsen@msn.com
HLAA/GBC meetings are free and open to the public. Captioning and assistive listening devices are provided. Sign language interpretation will be provided if a request is received in advance. Meetings are cancelled if Baltimore City Schools are clos
Feb 23 Flyer (draft) (1).pdf
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Personal Stories of Cochlear Implant (CI) Users:Share Your Questions and Comments With Our Panel
Personal Stories of
Cochlear Implant (CI) Users:
Share Your Questions and Comments
With Our Panel
We welcome current CI users, as well as those who are thinking about getting
a Cochlear Implant for themselves, for a family member, or for a child.
Guarantee: you’ll learn a lot from our panelists!
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
6:00-7:45 P.M.
At the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA)
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
For directions, please call 410.318.6780 or check www.hasa.org
RSVP to Carrie Nicholsen by March 20, 2017
at cnicholsen@msn.com
Check our website at: www.hearinglossbaltimore.com
HLAA-GBC meetings are FREE and open to the public. Captioning is provided.
Sign language interpretation must be requested in advance.
The auditorium is looped for your listening convenience.
Meetings are c
Cochlear Implant stories.March 23rd, 201[...]
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HLAA-GBC-MARYLAND ACCESS POINT!
MARYLAND ACCESS POINT
A RESOURCE FOR PEOPLE WITH
DISABILITIES AND THE ELDERLY
Learn about resources for people with
HEARING LOSS
Evaluate and add needed resources to
strengthen the program
Presented by Eram S. Abbasi
MAP Information and Assistance Manager
Maryland Department of Aging
January 26th, 2017 from 6 pm to 7:45 pm
The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215 (410) 318-6780
www.hearinglossbaltimore.org
Contact: Carrie Nicholsen at cnicholsen@msn.com
Free and open to the public. Auditorium is looped. Captioning and
sign language interpretation provided
HLAA - GBC - MARYLAND ACCESS POINT.pdf
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December 15, 2016
Holiday Party & Potluck
Thursday, December 15, 2016
From 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Open to anyone who lives with or cares about hearing loss
Please bring dish to share for 10
Admission is free. Your holiday donation
is gratefully appreciated
Location:
The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-318-6780
www.hasa.org
RSVP by Dec 8th, 2016
RSVP to Carrie Nicholsen at cnicholsen@msn.com
www.hearinglossbaltimore.org
holidayparty.pdf
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November 17th, 2016
Hearing Loss and Family Relationship Dynamics
Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-318-6780
www.hasa.org
Guest Speaker: Margaret Widner-Kolberg BSN, MHA


We are very happy to welcome Margaret Widner-Kolberg as the speaker at our November meeting. Margaret will be teaching about Family Relationship Dynamics including suggestions for better conversation at holiday gatherings. She will discuss some effective techniques that people can use to help others to communicate effectively in these settings. This will help to strengthen the bonds that draw family members together. Helpful steps on problem solving will be covered. This is an on-going process that involves rules for both participants in the conve
November Meeting Flyer.pdf
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October 27, 2016
Cochlear Implants 2016: Advances in
Technology, Candidacy and Outcomes
Cochlear implant candidacy and outcomes have advanced reflecting technology improvements
and better linkage between the surgical intervention and follow-up care. Children
and adults with a wider range of hearing loss and other medical issues are now benefiting
importantly from traditional cochlear implants as well as hybrid and auditory brainstem
implants. Medicare age individuals who have been told they have a bit too much hearing
to qualify for Medicare coverage for a CI may be candidates for a clinical study.
Learn about: • How and why CI candidacy criteria have expanded
• Device changes and impact on CI recipient outcomes
• Medicare candidacy expansion study for adults 65+
• Factors that contribute to succes
Baltimore Chapter Flyer (1).pdf
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News 2016-2017

Sept meeting for 22 at the evening!
We having a evening meeting on September 22th, 2016 at HASA!
Walk4hearing.Sept 22ndmeeting.pdf
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September 20th, 2016 Meeting!
We having a morning meeting on September 20th, 2016 at HASA!
Sept 20th, 2016 meeting!.pdf
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                 2016 Walk4Hearing!               Oct 22, 2016

Walk4Hearing Oct 22, 2016
Walk4Hearing
Washington_DC (5).pdf
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Sunday July 10. 2016 (rain or shine)
HLAA Picnic Orange Grove Shelter 106, 10 AM to 5 PM
Avalon/Glen Artney/Orange Grove/Lost Lake Areas -
5120 South St, Halethorpe, MD 21227
Summer picnic at Patapsco Park in Haleth[...]
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Voting for Officers and Board members for 2016-2017 and Game Night.
Final HLAA-GBC meeting of 2015-2016 year!
Thursday June 9th, 2016
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Pizza and drinks will be provided… for more information, contact
Carrie Nicholsen at cmnhlaa@outlook.com
Hearing loss meetings are always free and open to the public with
interest in hearing loss.
Sign language interpretation provided and the meeting will be captioned.
The auditorium at HASA is looped for your listening convenience.
*Please exit promptly at 8 pm so the HASA building can be locked up. Discus-sions can be continued at the nearby Applebee’s in the Reisterstown
Shopping Plaza.
The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
www.hasa.org
410-318-6780
www.hearinglossbaltimore.org
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          News

The Hearing Loss Association of America of Greater Baltimore (HLAA-GBC).

 

The chapter meets serveral times a year. Hearing loss meetings open to the public, as well as a summer picnic and winter holiday party.

 

Hearing loss meetings are held throughout the year, except for December, July, and August. 

 Please see our calendar for details.

 



     News 2016       

New Brochure!
New Brochure for 2016 to 2017!!!
HLAA-2016 to 2017-NEW.pdf
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Top 10 Reasons to Join Our HLAA Chapter
Top 10 Reasons to Join Our HLAA Chapter
Reasons to join chapter-FINAL 2.22.2016 [...]
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Top 10 Reasons to Join HLAA National
Top 10 Reasons to Join HLAA National
Reasons to join HLAA-March 2016.pdf
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