November / December 2013

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November / December 2013


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In This Issue . . .


COVER STORY
The Not-So-Illusive Josh Vineyard
By Cindy Dyer
America’s Got Talent Season 7 contestant Josh Vineyard shares his love of dancing and growing up with a hearing loss. This is not your typical cover story…read why.

Convention 2014: Keep Austin Weird
By Nancy Macklin
Registration is open! Act now for early-bird discounts.

Jury Duty…Just Do It!
By Barb Quart
Here’s a personal perspective about accepting jury duty when you have a hearing loss.

IP Captioned Telephone Service
By Linda Kozma-Spytek
Report on the captioned telephone survey with HLAA members, list of certified providers, minimum standards, new FCC rules and more.

Captioned Telephone: The $75 App
By Lise Hamlin
Here’s what HLAA does for people with hearing loss.

Hearing Loss, Cinema and Me
By Jerry Bergman
Volunteer and advocate, Jerry Bergman, shares his successful campaign for movie captioning.
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Square Peg, Round Hole: Understanding Plugs, Connectors and Jacks
By Brad Ingrao
Brad’s latest raining and courses show a lack of understanding on this topic.

Remembering Dad
By Anna Gilmore Hall, HLAA executive director
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Thank You to Our 2013 Donors and Sponsors