HLAA – DC • EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, APPS, AND WEBSITES – Jan.24

November 24, 2015 in Community Events, Technology

UPDATED 12/3/2015 –  The program previously announced for December 13 has had to be rescheduled because our presenter has unexpectedly had called out of town.  This program will be held on Sunday, January 24 at 2 pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

We will, however, meet on December 13 as planned.  Our program (which we originally planned for January) is described in the attachment.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, APPS, AND WEBSITES FOR HEARING LOSS

There are countless free and low-cost applications that people with hearing loss can download and use in their daily lives. Everything from ordering a cab, to finding a health care provider, to finding that song people are singing on the radio and much more is just one click away. Come join us as we explore applications and websites that will make navigating the hearing world a better experience.

Our presenter, Mariella Paulino, has a Master’s degree from Georgetown University, and held a fellowship with Code for Progress where she learned to create software. She has a strong interest in building tools that combine resources for the hard of hearing, occasioned both by her own hearing loss and previous work at the Defense Department where she interacted with veterans, many of whom with hearing difficulties. She is currently in the process of building projecthearing.com (which will launch in 2016) whose purpose is to create a consolidated database of tools, technology, and resources for the hard of hearing.

Date and Time: Sunday, January 24 at 2 pm

Place: DC Public Library at Tenleytown (large meeting room), 4450 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016 (less than a block from the Tenleytown Station on Metro’s Red Line)

Real-time captioning and a looping system will be available for all attendees.

     All are welcome. There is no charge