HLAA will be at the table for the upcoming meeting of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Disability Advisory Committee (DAC), to be held June 16. At the meeting several recommendations proposed by DAC working groups will be considered by the full DAC. FCC staff will also provide an update regarding current rulemakings and FCC initiatives. These meetings are open to the public and streamed via live captioned webcast. More information can be found on the FCC website.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has posted new content on noise-induced hearing loss on their website. The page on “Environmental Noise Exposure and Health” offers information such as sources of environmental noise, how to prevent noise-induced hearing loss, recommendations and guidelines, and more. There are also links for additional resources. Read more on the CDC website.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Reception to Follow
Johns Hopkins Medicine
1800 Orleans Street
Chevy Chase Auditorium
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Please join current/former colleagues, friends, and patients as we share remembrances of this remarkable man.
The planned looping of the public hearing rooms and galleries in the Arizona statehouse makes it, to the best of Arizona officials’ knowledge, the first statehouse in the nation to make communication access in all such rooms available to those with hearing loss via hearing loop/telecoil technology.