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Workshop Schedule

HLAA is excited to offer a rich variety of educational workshops at the HLAA 2023 Convention. Start planning your schedule now!

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Thursday, June 29

9:30-10:45 a.m.

The Impacts on Language Development, Cognitive and Literacy Skills of Children and Adults Due to Lack of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

Ibrahim Dabo

Captions Conversation – The Global Alliance for Speech-To-Text Captioning. Possible Improvements and What You Can Do To Help

Jen Schuck 

How to Make Yourself Heard

Dr. Dorothy C. Miller

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Keeping up with Progress and Deployment of Auracast Broadcast Audio – Latest Updates from the Market 

Chuck Sabin

Wireless Resources for All 

Sarah Leggin

Cochlear Implants

Panel Discussion

3:00-4:15 p.m.

Legal Update 2022-23 

John Waldo, Esq.

Can You R-E-A-D Me Now? 

Tina Childress, Au.D.

Advancing the Narrative of Hearing Loss to Support the African American Community 

Latisha Porter-Vaughn, Ph.D.
Valecia Adams

Friday, June 30

12:45-2:00 p.m.

Discover Powerful New Tools for Hearing Loop Advocacy

Cheri Perazzoli, Ann Thomas & Juliette Sterkens, AuD

El Estigma en la Perdida Auditiva (The Stigma on Hearing Loss) SPANISH WORKSHOP 

Roxana Rotundo 

Music & Hearing – Research Symposium Follow Up

Research Symposium Panelists

2:15-3:30 p.m.

Toastmasters Meeting Workshop 

Harry Wolfe & Christy Abrams

OTC Devices: A Consumer Perspective 

Thomas A Powers, Ph.D.
Kate Carr 

Who am I? What am I? Identity Issues in Dealing with Hearing Loss 

Allison Freeman, Ph.D 

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Latest Accessibility Developments from the Federal Communications Commission 

Joshua Mendelsohn, Esq.

Arts & Accessibility: A Funny HOH’s perspective

Abby Stonehouse

HLAA Public Policy Update for 2023

Lise Hamlin

Saturday, July 1

9:30-10:45 a.m.

CVTA: New Legislation for Accessible Telecom

Lise Hamlin

Let’s Dance Zydeco! 

Debbie Mohney
Lynn Rousseau 

Optimizing Your Hearing Aid or Cochlear Implant Programming Appointment

Michelle Hu, Au.D.

11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Cybersecurity and Hearing Loss 

Andy Chandler

Common to Uncommon Hearing Aid Problems: Is This You?

Thomas A Powers, Ph.D.

The Transformative Power of Relationships: Advanced tools for Couples to Manage and Benefit by a Partner’s Hearing Loss 

Michael Harvey, Ph.D. 

2:45-4:00 p.m.

Take 2! Catching Kids Before They Fall: Pediatric Late Onset Hearing Loss Awareness 

Valerie James Abbott 
Dr. Christine Eubanks

Patients with Hearing Loss: Ethical and Legal Challenges for Practitioners 

Detra Stewart

Workplace Accommodation for Accessible, Inclusive Employment 

David Baldridge, Ph.D.
Tina Childress Au.D.
Chad Ruffin, M.D.
John Waldo, Esq.
Jill Herbold