Category Archives: General

Looped at Shannondell

Largely at the instigation of MontCo HLA member Claire Fitzgerald, the Performing Arts Theatre at Shannondell at Valley Forge is now equipped with an induction loop system. My wife and I were guests of the Fitzgeralds there last night at … Continue reading

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CI Panel

Members of MontCo HLA participated in a discussion panel on cochlear implants at the Montgomery County (PA) Intermiediate Unit on April 26, and organized by its staff . Attendees included parents of children with or being considered for CI’s, IU … Continue reading

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April Meeting – Sprint

At the April meeting, Arthur Moore, an account executive with Sprint. The focus was on products and services of value to the hard of hearing and deaf communities, especially the Blackberry and similar products. Mr. Moore, who is deaf, was … Continue reading

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YouTube Captions

I’m not sure where this originated, but it’s worth sharing: As I hope most everyone knows, YouTube recently started providing automatic transcription/captioning for all new videos uploaded to YouTube. I just did a search for a new video to doublecheck … Continue reading

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ODHH Community Forum

Members of the MontCoHLA chapter attended a Community Forum for People with Hearing Loss presented by the Pennsylvania Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ODHH) in Plymouth Meeting on March 3. ODHH Representative Denise Brown described the organization … Continue reading

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Visiting Mr. Green

Members of Philadelphia area HLA chapters attended a performance of “Visiting Mr. Green”, a play by Jeff Baron, at the Hedgerow Theatre in Media, on February 7, between major snow storms. The performance was Open Cationed, using equipment provided by … Continue reading

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Farm Show

Members of our chapter helped to staff the booth of the Hearing Loss Association of Pennsylvania at the Farm Show in Harriburg in January.Visitors learned about our organization and its activies and advocacy for people with hearing loss. The project … Continue reading

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