MEETING UPDATE – UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETINGS
UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETINGS
Noon to 1:30 PM, North Sarasota Library
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Karalee Needelman of Advanced Bionics will present Change Your Life! Improved Hearing with a Cochlear Implant.
Karalee Needelman, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT is a senior cochlear implant consumer specialist with Advanced Bionics. Her role allows her to support CI candidates/families before, during and after the CI process. Karalee has provided cochlear implant education and auditory based therapy to children and adults with hearing loss in school based and clinical settings.  She received her B.A. degree in Speech and Hearing Science at The Ohio State University and her M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from Gallaudet University.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
Matt Goncalves of InnoCaption will update us on real-time mobile phone captioning. The presentation will be Real-time CART Captioning for Your Smartphone Calls.

Matt has been Marketing Director for Fairfax, VA based InnoCaption since the smartphone app was launched in 2016. Matt’s focus is full-time marketing including development of the website, brochures and marketing materials. He says, “My favorite part of working for InnoCaption is interacting with users since I spend most of my time traveling the country to speak to people about our app!”

Bring your mobile phone to the meeting. This is a FREE, easy to use service and Matt can install the service for anyone who is interested at the meeting.

  LUNCH AND LEARN WITH THE HLAA SARASOTA/MANATEE CHAPTER!
The Chapter will open the room by 11:45 AM and the meeting will begin at noon.

We encourage members to come early, as the Chapter will provide sandwiches, chips and cookies at a charge of $5.

It’s OK to bring your own lunch as well!