March / April - 2011

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March / April - 2011


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
A Capital Convention
By Nancy Macklin
We hope you can join us for two star-spangled events: the HLAA Convention 2011 and the 2nd Annual Loop Conference held this June. Here is your official tour of what you can look forward to.

Come to the 2nd International Hearing Loop Conference
By Dana Mulvany
Held in conjunction with HLAA Convention 2011, this conference will attract those from around the world who want to know more about audio loops.

Cell Phone Inventor Foresees a Universal Ear
By Larry Herbert
An interview with Marty Cooper, the inventor of the cell phone.

Small and Convenient: Today’s Hearing Aid Designs
By Mark Ross
Here’s a discussion about invisible, extended-wear hearing aids, one which is surgically implanted.

Standing Up for Movie Captioning
By Lise Hamlin
In December, we alerted our members and constituents that it was time to make ourselves heard again. You did that in spades!

Walk4Hearing Keeps Stepping Forward
By Ronnie Adler and Rebecca Lander
A thank you for 2010 volunteers and a look to 2011

At Bedtime
By Jennifer Rosner
A mother tells us a story about Sophia and Juliet.

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
You are called for jury duty, what are you going to do? Let us know by responding to a survey.   Read the whole article