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Hearing Loss Advocacy Panel – Part 1

Hearing Loss Advocacy Panel – Part 1 Moderated by Jane Schlau Here are some of the national hearing loss advocacy leaders with their thoughts about advocacy. You’ll hear from Karen Keefe, Alan Hurwitz, Terry Portis, and Claude Stout. This is part one of two parts. For more coverage of this great convention, please point your browser to http://www.hearinglossweb.com/res/hlorg/alda/cn/2006/2006.htm ~~~~~ Question ...

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The Year’s Hot Topics for ALDAns – Part 1

The Year’s Hot Topics for ALDAns – Part 1 Presented by Cheryl Heppner Cheryl is one of the leading national advocates for people with hearing loss, and is involved in just about every hearing loss advocacy organization on the planet. Here she is with her take on the current hot issues. This is part one of three parts. For more ...

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Reader Response: TDI Forges Ties With Obama Administration

Reader Response: TDI Forges Ties With Obama Administration By Greg Hubert Editor: Greg Hubert (gregoryLhubert@att.net) responded to our article about TDI’s recommendations to the Obama administration with some very interesting comments about kids who need accommodations, but aren’t protected by IDEA. Here’s his letter to Claude Stout, TDI’s Executive Director. Claude thanked Mr. Hubert and forwarded this comments to the ...

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Jewish Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Awareness Shabbat

Jewish Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Awareness Shabbat March 2012 The Jewish Deaf Resource Center (JDRC) is proud to announce that the Shabbat of May 5th, 2012, is being recognized as Jewish Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Awareness Shabbat. The JDRC builds bridges between Jews who are deaf and hard-of-hearing and the organizations which serve the Jewish community throughout North America. The goal of ...

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Hearing Loss Linked to Three Times Greater Risk of Falling

Hearing Loss Linked to Three Times Greater Risk of Falling March 2011 Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another huge public health problem: falls. The finding could help researchers ...

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Hearing Loss and the Workplace – Part One

Hearing Loss and the Workplace – Part One Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Syndrome Editor: Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH) recently held their national convention in St. Paul, MN. I was unable to attend, but all indications are that it was a wonderfully successful event! Cheryl Heppner of Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing ...

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