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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.
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.
We've had a wonderful season of interesting, informative and entertaining Chapter Meetings from September through June of 2015. During July and August we take a short break.
Although we'll be continuing to work within our committees, there will not be any Chapter meetings until September 2015. We will continue to respond to Voice Mail and E-mail inquiries.
Enjoy our Website and look for our September Chapter Meeting information later in the summer.
"Three cheers for Brady Dickens! Brady a 17 year-old student at Victor High School, who just happens to have a hearing loss. He and his family usually participate in our annual Walk4Hearing, but this year on Walk day, Brady's soccer team needed him even more than we did. Wanting to still support HLAA, Brady organized a "Music Fest" fundraiser.
On Friday, May 15th, Brady and several of his friends gathered at the Dickens' home and played the piano, sang, strummed guitars, added a harmonica while playing Piano Man, and entertained the crowd with a young woman playing her violin. Light refreshments were served and by the end of the evening, Brady and his friends had raised $845 for HLAA Rochester Chapter! Thank you, Brady, for your loyalty, dedication, and ongoing support!"
A special "Thank You" to a special Chapter Donor
New Rochester Chapter Meeting Programs to Resume in September
OTHER NEWS AND WEBSITES OF INTEREST:
Read about new developments in Ménières and tinnitus.
Read about National's Support of Legislation to Include Hearing Aids with Medicare.