Join us in Oro Valley this Thursday, May 11th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm for Michele Michaels’ discussion on Emergencies and the HOH. Bring your questions, she’ll have the answers!
The ALOHA Peer Support Group in Oro Valley meets at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church (Cholla & Ocotillo rooms), 14380 N. Oracle Road.
Michele Michaels, B.A., C.P.M., is the Hard of Hearing Specialist for the State of Arizona at the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing. She provides outreach, education, training, resources, empowerment, information, and referrals to Arizonans. She began working in the field of hearing loss 24 years ago after a 12-year career in broadcasting. A hard of hearing person herself and the daughter of a parent who progressively lost her hearing, Michele understands the challenges and opportunities inherent in hearing loss.
Michele graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Human Communication and a minor in Anthropology from Arizona State University. In 2011 she graduated from ASU’s Certified Public Manager program. Michele is a Director on the Board of Directors for the Area Agency on Aging, Region 1 and serves as its Secretary, as well as being a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging: Aging in Community Committee. She also holds a position on the Speech and Hearing Professionals Advisory Committee at the Arizona Department of Health Services and is a member of the Arizona Loans for Assistive Technology committee as well as serving as a grant reviewer for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing grant at the Arizona Community Foundation.