HLAA is thrilled to announce that Senator Tom Harkin, long time advocate for people with disabilities who was a sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act and is now chairman of Senate Committee Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) introduced two bills ensuring greater access to captioning at the movies and on airlines. According to the news release issued March 13 by the HELP Committee:
The Listening Center team at Johns Hopkins wants to provide you with important new information about pneumococcal vaccination and how to best reduce the risk of meningitis.
Hearing loop technology now activated in New York and Washington
Dr. William F. House, a medical researcher who braved skepticism to invent the cochlear implant, died on Dec. 7 at his home in Aurora, Oregon. He was 89.