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October 19, 2016

The Importance of Caregivers to the Health and Well-being of the Veteran

We envision an America where military caregivers are empowered, appreciated, and recognized for their service to our nation. When it comes to the health and well-being of veterans and service...We envision an America where military caregivers are empowered, appreciated, and recognized for their service to our nation. When it comes to the health and well-being of veterans and service members, one of the most underutilized forms of support is their caregiver. Caregivers manage medication and appointments, assist with activities of daily living, provide physical and emotional support, and advocate for their proper care and treatment. They are often the... Read More >

October 21, 2015

Equal Access to Health Care Services for Individuals with Disabilities

During this presentation, Mr. Gordon discusses the legal principles under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that are applicable in health care settings, the Department of Justice’s Barrier-Free Health Care...During this presentation, Mr. Gordon discusses the legal principles under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that are applicable in health care settings, the Department of Justice’s Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, and recent cases that have settled under this initiative. Read More >

Professional Advisors

Audiology Larry Medwetsky, Ph.D. Gallaudet University Jennifer Yeagle, M.Ed., CCC-A The Listening Center Johns Hopkins Captioning (CART) Deanna Baker, RMR, FAPR Chapter Development Joan Kleinrock Get in the Hearing Loop...Audiology Larry Medwetsky, Ph.D. Gallaudet University Jennifer Yeagle, M.Ed., CCC-A The Listening Center Johns Hopkins Captioning (CART) Deanna Baker, RMR, FAPR Chapter Development Joan Kleinrock Get in the Hearing Loop Steering Committee Stephen O. Frazier Cheri Perazzoli Hearing Loop Advocate Juliëtte Sterkens, Au.D. Legal Henry Fader, Esq. Pepper Hamilton, LLP Medical Paul Hammerschlag, M.D. New … Read More >

Jaime Vernon

Executive Director & Founder, Songs for Sound, Inc.
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Jaime Vernon is the founder and executive director of Songs for Sound, a 501c3 charity founded on a heartwarming story and a passionate objective: to provide awareness of hearing loss solutions,...Jaime Vernon is the founder and executive director of Songs for Sound, a 501c3 charity founded on a heartwarming story and a passionate objective: to provide awareness of hearing loss solutions, access to hearing loss testing and devices and encourage action for those suffering from hearing loss and deafness. Songs for Sound aims to provide everyone with an opportunity to live a mainstream life full of sound and language, and of... Read More >

October 17, 2018

Until Everyone Hears the Music

When Lexi was diagnosed as being deaf, 14 months of tirelessly asking for answers had gone by. Lexi had been missed. No newborn hearing screening, repeated trips to the pediatrician...When Lexi was diagnosed as being deaf, 14 months of tirelessly asking for answers had gone by. Lexi had been missed. No newborn hearing screening, repeated trips to the pediatrician who passed it off as “she’s fine. She heard the noise in the hallway. Some kids don’t talk until 18 months of age.” Finally, Lexi’s mom Jaime received the referral to Vanderbilt and learned Lexi was profoundly deaf. Fortunately, Jaime... Read More >

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or...Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears. Roughly 10 percent of the adult population of the United States has experienced … Read More >

Steven Gordon

Coordinator for Civil Rights Enforcement, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
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Assistant United States Attorney Steven Gordon has been with the Department of Justice since 1995 and has worked on a variety of legal matters over the years, including civil rights...Assistant United States Attorney Steven Gordon has been with the Department of Justice since 1995 and has worked on a variety of legal matters over the years, including civil rights investigations, health care cases, the Department of Justice’s civil racketeering case against the cigarette industry, and government contract litigation. Currently, Mr. Gordon is the Coordinator for Civil Rights Enforcement for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of... Read More >

Samuel Trychin, Ph.D.

Psychologist
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Samuel Trychin, Ph.D. has served as the HLAA mental health/rehabilitation advisor for more than twenty years. He has worked with hundreds of people who have hearing loss and with their communication...Samuel Trychin, Ph.D. has served as the HLAA mental health/rehabilitation advisor for more than twenty years. He has worked with hundreds of people who have hearing loss and with their communication partners, has written numerous books, chapters, and articles on coping with hearing loss. Sam has a hearing loss resulting from military service. Dr. Trychin also has a private practice in which conducts on-line and self-study classes for people who have... Read More >

Michael Harvey, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical psychologist
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Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D. provides training and consultation on mental health issues having to do with hearing loss, including consultation and training for audiologists regarding motivational interviewing and the psychological aspects...Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D. provides training and consultation on mental health issues having to do with hearing loss, including consultation and training for audiologists regarding motivational interviewing and the psychological aspects of patient care. As a clinical psychologist, he has a private practice in Framingham, Massachusetts and was a consultant faculty at Salus University, where he taught online courses relating to the psychosocial aspects of hearing loss. He writes regularly for Hearing... Read More >

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