UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETING – October 11th at 1:30 PM  

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Dr. Lisa Turner, Au. D., of Advanced Diagnostics and Hearing Solutions in Brandon will speak on “Hearing and the Aging Brain”. Dr. Tanner specializes in Bluetooth hearing and technology and will stay for questions on all the latest technology and hearing solutions.

Welcome back to our members who have returned from the north!

A warm welcome to all after our IRMA experience.

Let’s all come out for this informative presentation and social time!

North Sarasota Library Meeting Room

 

UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETING – SEPTEMBER 13 at 1:30 PM 

Fabiola Sannon, SCIL FTRA, will be our speaker. She is the FTRI Specialist of the Suncoast Center for Independent Living, which has partnered with Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI).

Fabiola will update us on services for the hard of hearing and discuss the current technology regarding caption phones, amplifying incoming and outgoing speech, phone alert devices.

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UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETING – JULY 12 at 1:30 PM

In the summer, the Chapter conducts “Rap Sessions”.

Attendance is strong, although some folks have wandered “up north”. At these meetings, most all questions, concerns, successes and disappointments are shared and discussed. There is no formal guest speaker, just an open session to focus on your individual needs. This year we are using guest experts to kick off our discussion.

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N-CHATT training

Larry will address ways in which various hearing assistive technologies helped him and can help you get the most enjoyment out of travel.

This will kick off our discussions which go where you choose!

Our Peer Mentor (Anne Taylor) will be fielding questions ably assisted by YOU in comparing experiences covering all facets of coping with hearing loss.

Our July Guest Expert, Larry Kavanaugh, will share his N-CHATT presentation: “Traveling? Don’t Forget Your HAT.”

UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETING – AUGUST 9 at 1:30 PM

The August Rap Session will kick off the discussions with Dr. Mary Thorpe of HearCare Connection, addressing the charity’s work locally and internationally.

In Sarasota, the not for profit provides hearing screenings, hearing tests, hearing aids, hearing aid maintenance, hearing aid repairs, and follow-up care after initial treatment for persons unable to afford such services. They can fit individuals with gently used donated hearing aids collected through our community donation program.

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The international work is done in conjunction with their Fort Wayne partner and they have brought hearing assistance to Haiti, Central America and Mozambique. Dr. Thorpe will play some video and discuss the international needs of hearing care.

Below is a link to some videos of their work:
http://wane.com/2017/06/12/hearing-the-call-team-travels-to-mozambique-to-provide-hearing-healthcare/

North Sarasota Library Meeting Room

2801 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota

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UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETING – JUNE 14 at 1:30 PM

In the summer, the Chapter conducts “Rap Sessions”.Attendance is strong although some folks have wandered “up north”.  At these meetings, most all questions, concerns, successes and disappointments are shared and discussed. There is no guest speaker, just an open session to focus on your individual needs. Our peer mentor will be fielding questions ably assisted by YOU in comparing experiences covering all facets of coping with hearing loss.

june 2017 rap session

North Sarasota Library Meeting Room

2801 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota

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