Author Archives: Don Groff

October Meeting – Hamilto Captel

Cheryl Deitz, Hamilton Outreach Coordinator will speak at our October 2 meeting. Her presentation will include Overview of Relay TRS versus Captioned STS, HCO, VCO Types of phones Captioning for Cell Phone, Smartphone, PC, laptop or tablet Changes and upgrades … Continue reading

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September 2017 Meeting – Update

The chapter started the new year with 10 attendees in a round table format.  There were many items on the agenda: Officers:  Don Groff will serve a third year as President  Andy Walker will continue as Vice-President, and Elaine Goldberg … Continue reading

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2017 HLAA-PA Picnic : Update

The weather was close to picnic-perfect for this event, and there were 22 attendees.  Most were from the MontCo chapter, but we were happy to welcome a few people from other chapters. There was plenty to eat and drink. A … Continue reading

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2017 HLAA-PA Picnic

Once again MontCo HLAA invites area HLAA members, family and friends to a picnic at  Fort Washington State Park  this year on Sunday July 16.  This is a great spot, a mile or so from the Fort Washington exit of … Continue reading

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June Meeting – Emergency Preparedness – Recap

  Tim Elbertson, Community Outreach Coordinator of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety spoke to the chapter about dealing with a wide variety of emergency situations. Montgomery County’s 911 office handles 900,000 calls a year, and now can handle text … Continue reading

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May Meeting – Biogerontology – Recap

Glenda Bilder spoke about biogerontology,  Dr. Bilder teaches a course on The Biology of Aging. at Gwynedd Mercy University, and has written a textbook on the topic.  Topics included: Fundamental understanding of why and how we age. What can be … Continue reading

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April Meeting – CaptionCall – Update

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. … Continue reading

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