HLAA Webinar: The Psychology of Hearing Loss

March 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
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The Psychology of Hearing Loss explores hearing loss from a biopsychosocial perspective with particular attention to individual development and personal experience. Feelings and behaviors associated with hearing loss will be explored with additional information on special populations including Veterans and users of cochlear implants.

Date: March 23, 2021

Time: 2 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. CT, Noon MT, 11 a.m. PT


Don Doherty is a retired Marine Corps combat Veteran (1965-1987) who lost his hearing in Vietnam. He has worn hearing aids since June 1970 and received a cochlear implant in 2020. He retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2016 after 25 years’ service.  He was the education specialist for the National Chaplain Training Center which served more than 1,100 Department of Veterans Affairs Chaplains at over 153 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers nationwide. Don is actively involved with HLAA and has been a member for more than 25 years.


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  • Registration is required for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • Use a computer. If possible, attend the meeting on a computer rather than via a smartphone or iPad. This will give you the best layout to view the captions as well as other meeting features.

  • Captions. HLAA webinars are open or closed captioned. Subtitles will be visible at the bottom of the meeting Zoom screen.
  • Check your time zone. This meeting will take place live at 2 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. CT, Noon MT and 11 a.m. PT. You should make note of your time zone so you do not miss the meeting.

NOTE: HLAA does not offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participation in our webinars.

Questions? Feel free to email us at webinars@hearingloss.org.