Burro Fire information: There is a community meeting at Saguaro High School this evening, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm. American Sign Language (ASL) and Communication Access Real-time Translations (CART) captioning will be provided. The meeting will also be live streamed on Facebook. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/BurroFireInfo/
It is peak wildfire season in Arizona and D/HOH residents are extremely grateful to the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for creating the Emergency Response Interpreter Credential (ERIC) program. Visit Ability360 at this link for more information!
CART will be provided for the morning workshops and on a first come first serve basis for meetings with employers. Flyers are available for printing on our ALOHA calendar.
We are excited to host an extra Third Tuesday Educational Seminar before we break for summer. Join us on Tuesday, June 20th @ 1:00 pm at ALOHA for a discussion with Kerry Hamm on hearing device repairs and maintenance. Find out what repairs a hearing device user can do and what to expect from your visits with your hearing care professional.
Kerry W. Hamm, HIS has been a licensed hearing instrument specialist in the Tucson community since 2008 and is the owner of Desert Vista Hearing. Kerry started his career in the hearing industry working with hearing device manufacturers, and has nearly 23 years of experience in the manufacturing, assembly, and repair of all styles of hearing devices.
We hope to see you on Tuesday, June 20th at 1:00pm for this popular discussion!
The Seminars are free and open to the public.
Third Tuesday Seminars are in lieu of our regular 1 – 2 pm support group.
At today’s Third Tuesday Educational Seminar, ALOHA Board Member, Cynthia Amerman, will be sharing a presentation about Arizona celebrities who wore noise-blocking ear molds to experience life with hearing loss. Join us at ALOHA (4001 E. Fort Lowell) today, May 16th at 1 pm and participate in the discussion.
This Friday, May 19th at 1:00 pm, Jim Lootens will be facilitating the last monthly Far Horizons East peer support group meeting before summer break. It is a great opportunity to share summer travel strategies and discuss potential areas of interest for guest speakers in the fall. The ALOHA meetings at FHE are held in the Main Clubhouse (7570 E. Speedway). Hope to see you at both meetings!