STATE CONFERENCE: “Learning Together with Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids”
September 22, 2012 at Moss Free Clinic, Mary Washington Hospital Campus, Fredericksburg, VA
8:15 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Don Doherty, Hearing Loss Association of America, Virginia State Coordinator
8:55 – 10:25 a.m. "An Overview of Cochlear Implants, Tinnitus, and Balance," presented by Keynote Speaker Dr. Brad Kesser, University of Virginia Medical Center
10:25 – 10:40 a.m. Break
10:40 – 11:25 am "Drugs That Affect Hearing Loss," presented by Tammy Dewitt, Pharmacy, Mary Washington Hospital
11:25 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. "Cochlear Implant User Panel," moderated by Christine Eubanks from the Virginia Commonwealth
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch provided by Virginia Relay
1:15 – 3:15 p.m. "Rehabilitation for People with Hearing Loss," presented by Geoff Plant
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Looping America
Closing: Arva Priola, Conference Chair
Interpreters, CART, and loop system will be provided.The conference is for cochlear implants users and those with hearing aids.
More information will be sent later. The registration fee is $20. The conference center can accommodate 200 people.
Conference Chair is Arva Priola, Outreach Coordinator for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Rappahannock Chapter President of Hearing Loss Association of America - firstname.lastname@example.org.