October 11, 2013 in Community News
HLAA Montgomery County Chapter Meeting
Below is the meeting notice
This will be a very beneficial meeting for all to learn about the available assistive devices.
MEETING: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Time: 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: LOCATION: Hearing Loss Association of America Office
7910 Woodmont Avenue – Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Topic: TOPIC: Maryland Department of Disabilities
Moderator: MODERATOR: Elizabeth LeBarron
A representative from the Maryland Department of Disabilities will give a demonstration of technology related to hearing loss, including assistive listening devices, alert systems and other devices. These devices are available to be borrowed from its assistive technology library at no cost. The presentation will also include information about its low-interest financial loan program that is available to persons with disabilities interested in purchasing assistive technology, durable medical equipment and home modifications.
We have a steering committee meeting after the chapter meeting 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.
The meeting room has an induction loop system for hearing aids or cochlear implants equipped with a telecoil. CART is also provided.
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, call or text to 240.381.1925 (Elizabeth), or text only 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
November 16 – TBA
December 7 – Holiday Gathering
(at the HLAA office – details to come)
NOTE: 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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