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*Newsletters are published Sept. through June 
Although hearing loss is often associated with older people, the reality is not hearing well is an “equal opportunity” condition. Young adults deal with issues with dating, higher education, employment, parenting and other aspects of life which are unique to their age group. There are a number of social media sites relevant to younger people with hearing loss. Visit http://www.hearingloss.org/content/young-adults-0 to find some ideas on 
broadening your social network and information about hearing loss.

Going on to further your education? Do you have questions about
how to approach the accommodations you need? This PDF
from Alexander Bell Association for the Deaf is helpful. Find it here...
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OUR CHAPTER MEETINGS  are held at ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 25 WESTMINSTER RD.(at East Ave.) Rochester, NY 14607.

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month, except September's meeting which is held the second Tuesday of the month. No Chapter Meetings are held in July or August.
Note: In the event of inclement weather there are no Chapter Meetings when the Rochester City School District closes.
  Living with a hearing loss is challenging. If you have a hearing loss and are  feeling stressed, anxious, and alone, rest assured there are many others who feel exactly the way you do. If you have a hearing loss or know someone who does and would like more information or to meet others who understand
Next Daytime Meeting:  Tuesday March 3,11:00am Speaker begins at noon

Topic: Front and Center: The campaign for Geva  

Presenter: Tom Parrish, Executive Director of Geva Theatre 
                                                                More Information...







Read about new developments in Ménières and tinnitus. 

"Yes" the weather will improve! Are you planning on taking a trip and want to know more about the Travelers Security Administration's policies for people with Disabilities?

(See the bottom of the page for the links to these items of interest)

2015 EVENTS
















Sunday, May 3, 2015

Our Rochester Chapter's Walk4Hearing

Join us for a fun filled day. Enjoy a good time, good snacks,and the opportunity to meet lots of good people at our Annual Walk4Hearing. Sign up now!!

 Tuesday, May 19 5:00pm 

Our Chapter's Cochlear Implant Group's next meeting will be held in the Vestry Room, St. Paul's Episcopal Church St. 
25 Westminster Road at East Ave.





Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Save the date for our  Chapter's Annual Dinner. The planning is in the works; soon we'll be able to tell you more. It's never too early to put a reminder on your Calendar.

June 25 - 28 HLAA 

Convention 2015 
St. Louis Union Station Hotel
St. Louis, Missouri

Keynote Speaker: Charles A. Laszlo, Ph.D. founding president of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, will deliver his speech, Advances, Obstacles and Solutions in a Changing World at the Opening Session on Thursday, June 25, 2015 (5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.).


Additional information and links....

Read the article in the New York Times about developments with Ménières and tinnitus.  

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/
01/10/business/ear-disorders-long-neglected-attract-drug-makers-attention-.html?_r=1
link to facebook
link to you tube
Next Evening Meeting: Tuesday March 3, 7:00pm Speaker begins at 8:00pm

Topic: Ask the audiologists

Presenter: Ramona Stein PhD and John McNamara AuD
                                                              More Information...
Do you feel like you're coming up against a stone wall looking for help?











You've come to the right place to find relief.   
Need help with an assistive listening system for your large facility? Information and possible financial assistance may be available from our Rochester Chapter. Clink on the image for more information
New! 2015 Forms Now online

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Rochester Walk4Hearing Kickoff
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m

Al Sigl Center Golisano Building
1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620

Join us for a meeting and delicious pizzaClick on the Logo for details.

Information for Travelers with Disabilities from the Transportation Security Administration's Website.

http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions

Near the bottom of the page there is a list of disabilities, click on the appropriate link
Click on the image for details.