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Get In The Hearing Loop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACT:
Glover, Donna, President Binghamton chapter HLAA
(607) 427-0186
Email: donnaker[at]verizon[dot]net
Website: www.hearinglossofbinghamton.org

GET IN THE HEARING LOOP to Take Place on June 12,2014 at Johnson City Senior Center
June 12, 2014 – Binghamton, NY - The Hearing Loss Association of Binghamton, Inc, is presenting Juliette Sterkens, AuD, HLAA National Hearing Loop Advocate to raise hearing lose awareness and to demonstrate how assistive listening systems benefit everyone in small and large group venues. On Thursday, June 12, 2014, 5:30 to 8:30 pm, the program will be held at The Johnson City Senior Center, 30 Brocton Street, Johnson City and includes light fare.

One in ten persons in the United States has a hearing loss. The goal of the program is to understand how assistive listening systems meet the needs of people with hearing loss and how to utilize telecoils and hearing loop technology to meet ADA requirements.

The program applies to business, education, entertainment, theater, houses of worship, and municipal government representatives and t-coil users. It’s a proven fact that hearing loop use improves attendance satisfaction, will make attendees happier and insure repeat business! Telecoils connect users to their community and telecoil/loop technology is emerging as the most-loved, user-friendly choice for hearing aid and CI users of all ages.

Attendees will have the special opportunity to meet and hear Juliette Sterkens, Au.D., national spokesperson for the American Academy of Audiology/Hearing Loss Association of America “Get in the Hearing Loop” (GITHL) campaign. Hear highly successful personal practice experiences and how connecting to the hearing loop program enriches the lives of hearing aid and CI users.

The Hearing Loss Association of America strives to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, advocacy and support. The Binghamton chapter provides resource information for installation of hearing assistive listening systems in public places, leadership training, and presentations on coping skills and other issues related to hearing loss.
The program will be looped and captioned. Certificate of attendance will be provided for CEU credits. Attendees are asked to pre-register by contacting donnaker[at]verizon[dot]net for the free event.