April Meeting – CaptionCall – Update

Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis, CaptionCall Account Manager, spoke about the Federally-funded captioning phone service established under the ADA. She demonstrated captioning on both the CaptionCall phone and CaptionCall Mobile on an iPad, and answered a wide-ranging variety of questions about the service.

The CART transcript is available on request to hlaamcc@gmail.com

Some of our members will see Spamalot at the UPTOWN Theater in West Chester on 4/6, with spcific interest in the newly installed loop system there.

HLAA-PA Lunch and Learn will be at the Radisson Valley Forge on April 30.  Details at http://hlaa-pa.org/   The speaker will be  Stephen Eliades M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of Otorhinolaryngology, head & neck surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He will discuss “Cochlear Implants: Where Are We, How Did We Get Here, and Where Are We Going?”

Jim Saunders described his experience with the Bose Hearphones, which is mentioned in a recent New Yorker article:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/04/03/high-tech-hope-for-the-hard-of-hearing

At our next meeting, Glenda Bilder will discuss The Biology of Aging.  Dr. Bilder teaches the topic at Gwynedd Mercy College.

Further details soon.

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