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HLAA-MC Feb 16 Chapter Meeting-Speechreading for People w/Hearing Loss

Meeting             Saturday, February 16, 2013


Time:                     10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Refreshments)

                              10:30 a.m.-12 Noon (General Meeting)

                              12 Noon – 1:00 p.m. (Steering Committee Meeting)


Location:             Hearing Loss Association of America Office

                              7910 Woodmont Avenue – Suite 1200

                              Bethesda, MD  20814


Topic:                   Speechreading for People with Hearing Loss


Presenter:          Dr. Scott Bally


Moderator        Lise Hamlin


Dr. Bally, who recently retired as a full professor from Gallaudet University, is a frequent contributor to
Hearing Loss Magazine. He has spent more than 35 years working with people with hearing loss teaching speechreading skills and communication strategies to adults. Dr. Bally co-authored the book, Speechreading: A Way to Improve Understanding, which is the nation’s all-time best-selling book on the topic of speechreading. He serves as the Aural Rehabilitation Professional Advisor for HLAA.


We have a steering committee meeting after the chapter meetings and you are invited to join us. Your talent or skill can help the chapter grow and help get the word out about the Hearing Loss Association of America.


NOTE: Parking is free in all Montgomery County open parking lots, Cheltenham Garage and St. Elmo Garage on weekends. On-street parking requires meter payment.


Enter the building on the Woodmont Avenue side; the door is locked on weekends, so please arrive by 10:25 a.m. to get in. In the event you are stuck at the door, send text to 301.801.2907 (Lise) to let us know you are at the door. Someone needs to meet you downstairs since a passkey is needed to activate the elevator to our floor.


Hope you can attend and we look forward to seeing you.


Upcoming Meetings – Save the Dates


February 16, 2013


April 20, 2013

Bring your own ALDs

(assistive listening devices)

March 16, 2013

Audiologist Talk

May 18, 2013

Hearing Dogs

July – Picnic  date to be announced


 NOTE:    Meeting cancellations will follow the Montgomery County Public Schools Closings. Please check TV news, Internet or other media during inclement weather.

Meeting dates also subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Mention of vendors or equipment in our notices or demonstrated in meetings does not signify HLAA National or

HLAA-Montgomery County, MD Chapter endorsement, nor does exclusion suggest disapproval.


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