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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 February 3,11:00am Speaker begins at noon

Topic: MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR HEARING AIDS: Looping, Streaming and T-coils

Presenter: Donald Bataille         More Information...

EVENTS and ITEMS OF INTEREST



Read about new developments in Ménières and tinnitus. 

Link to You Tube to see the ASL version of "Let it Go" (Kudos to RIT/NTID!)

(See the bottom of the page for  the links)

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. There will be more information soon.

 Tuesday, May 19

The next meeting of our Chapter's cochlear Implant Group. Watch for details.

 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


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Next Evening Meeting: Tuesday February 3, 7:00pm Speaker begins at 8:00pm

Topic: TECHNOLOGY RAP SESSION 

Presenter: With HLAA-Rochester Chapter members
                                                   More Information...

ADA25 COMMEMORATIVE PUBLICATION


Next year is the 25th birthday of the Americans with Disabilities   Act.There are many activities planned to commemorate this important anniversary. We will keep you informed of many of these events and opportunities. Following are the links to the standard and text versions of the ADA25 Commemorative Publication. On page 108 you will see an ad from HLAA. http://adalegacy.com/official-ada25-publication
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 assitence 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

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

Watch it!!
ASL version of "Let It Go" co-sponsored by RIT/NTI Watch on
You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veGYZ6CE0UA