Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness for People with Hearing Loss

March 08, 2017


Summary

Most people don’t think about preparing for emergencies until it’s too late. That’s not good for anyone but could be disastrous for someone with a hearing loss. This webinar will bring you the latest on emergency access, how you can prepare and what government and industry are working on to make the technologies we use every day more helpful in emergencies.

Presenter(s)

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Lise Hamlin

Director of Public Policy, HLAA

Lise Hamlin joined the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) national staff as director of public policy in April 2008. Lise, who has a hearing loss herself, has worked as an advocate for people with hearing loss for some 20 years. She currently represents HLAA on federal advisory committees, industry... Read More >

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Scott Smith

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Rincon Valley Fire District in Arizona

For 20 years, Scott Smith has worked as an EMS for Rincon Valley Fire District in Arizona, as an EMT instructor for Coconino County Community College, and as a Captain and Paramedic in Flagstaff, Arizona. Scott also has a degree as an electronics engineer, developing software for court reporting and captioning industries.... Read More >