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September 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Hearing Technology Outcomes Matter: Speech Perception Testing

Hearing technology outcomes matter, and we can measure those outcomes by performing speech perception testing (SPT). Hearing technology may include hearing aids, cochlear implants or bone conduction implants. Hearing technology...Hearing technology outcomes matter, and we can measure those outcomes by performing speech perception testing (SPT). Hearing technology may include hearing aids, cochlear implants or bone conduction implants. Hearing technology outcomes are defined as how well our patients perform on listening tests while using the technology we have recommended and programmed for them. Speech perception testing is an objective way to assess hearing technology benefit; however, it is not widely... Read More >

Do You Have Questions About Hearing Assistive Technology?

Use of hearing assistive technology (HAT) is one important way for consumers to address their hearing loss. However, there is a substantial lack of understanding about available technological solutions. HAT...Use of hearing assistive technology (HAT) is one important way for consumers to address their hearing loss. However, there is a substantial lack of understanding about available technological solutions. HAT includes assistive listening systems (such as FM, hearing loop systems, and infrared), telecommunications products and services (such as captioned telephones and relay services) and alerting … Read More >

September 16, 2015

A Smartphone Is a Hearing Assistive Technology

A hearing aid or cochlear implant by itself is often not enough to hear conversations and alerting sounds. Numerous technologies are designed to help people with hearing loss enhance telephone...A hearing aid or cochlear implant by itself is often not enough to hear conversations and alerting sounds. Numerous technologies are designed to help people with hearing loss enhance telephone communication, TV reception, hear alerting/warning sounds, and listen in various kinds of public venues. This presentation will focus on how one device, a smartphone, can serve as a hearing assistive technology. Read More >

Nationwide Emergency Alert Test on August 7, 2019

FCC Reminds Emergency Alert System Participants and the Public About a Nationwide Test on August 7, 2019 In a Public Notice released on July 1, 2019, the Public Safety and...FCC Reminds Emergency Alert System Participants and the Public About a Nationwide Test on August 7, 2019 In a Public Notice released on July 1, 2019, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) of the FCC reminds Emergency Alert System (EAS) participants and the public that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with … Read More >

HLAA2019 Convention – Rochester, NY

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View Convention Program Guide Convention Details The HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York was again a great success. Old and new friends attended workshops on topics related to hearing loss,...View Convention Program Guide Convention Details The HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York was again a great success. Old and new friends attended workshops on topics related to hearing loss, heard a keynote from the inspirational author and  psychotherapist Rebecca Alexander, learned from scientists during the Research Symposium: The Latest on Genetics and Hearing Loss, … Read More >

Have You Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today?

Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters...Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters who take the summer off and start back up in the fall. The HLAA Board of Trustees and staff want to say thank you for … Read More >

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA...New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA Central Massachusetts Chapter Leader Beth Wilson, Ph.D., and members of that chapter organized the event at the Northborough (MA) Public Library. Kevin Franck, Ph.D., HLAA … Read More >

Alejandra Ullauri, Au.D., M.P.H.

Director, Chicago Hearing Care
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Alejandra is an audiologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of hearing disorders in the pediatric and adult population. She is Board-certified in audiology and cochlear implants by...Alejandra is an audiologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of hearing disorders in the pediatric and adult population. She is Board-certified in audiology and cochlear implants by the American Board of Audiology. She completed her training in Audiology at Flinders University of South Australia (MA), and at the University of Florida (AuD). She has held audiology positions in England, Ecuador and the United States. She is currently... Read More >

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