Posted by: hlacentralma | June 3, 2020

Virtual Webinars for Living with Hearing Loss

We have collected a list of upcoming events for HLAA that are virtual.  These are conducted with captioning, so they are hearing accessible.  The list is in calendar order and then at the bottom are some links where you can check out previous events that were recorded.

Saturday June 6:

HLAA National Virtual Meeting

2-3:30 pm

Topic: Advocacy & Impact:

Effective Communication in Health Care Settings

https://www.hearingloss.org/event/hlaa-national-virtual-meeting-6-6-20/?instance_id=902

Saturday June 13:

HLAA Boston Chapter Virtual Meeting

2-4 pm

Topic: Boston Biotech Hearing Research

Akouos and Frequency Therapeutics

Featured in a February Boston Globe article:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/02/02/metro/boston-area-startups-making-slow-progress-fight-against-hearing-loss/

Here is the link to the meeting:

meet.google.com/rry-irfy-mae

Join by phone

+1 347-450-7972 PIN:  580 085 851#

Thursday June 18 and Friday June 19:

Experience HLAA!

Online “Convention” experience

https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events/convention/schedule/

Topics include

  • Opening session (Thursday noon -1)
  • Potential for Regenerative Medicine to Restore Hearing Loss (Thursday 2-3:30)
  • Workplace Gain: A Discussion on Self-Advocacy, Marketing and Navigating the Workplace with a Hearing Loss (Thursday 5-6:30)
  • Research Symposium: The Latest on Tinnitus Research (Friday noon – 1:30, Meet the Scientists and Q&A 2:30-3:30)
  • Hearing Loss and the Health Care System: A Call to Action (Friday 4-5:30)
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall (throughout the Experience HLAA! Event)

There are 3 different sources of virtual HLAA events:

  1. HLAA Educational Webinars and recordings: https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events/webinars/schedule-recordings/
  2. HLAA National Virtual Meetings (monthly event)
  3. HLAA Chapter Meetings now being conducted virtually

In addition, there is a special HLAA virtual event June 18-19 to replace the cancelled convention.  The event is free and captioned.


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