HLAA and the Montgomery County HLAA Chapter are hosting a ten-week week Speechreading & Communication Strategies course at the HLAA national headquarters in Bethesda this spring. This beginner’s course will cover the basics of lipreading as well as critical communication strategies needed to enhance communication for individuals with hearing loss and their spouses. Dr. Scott J. Bally, HLAA consultant for aural rehabilitation is teaching the course, which filled up quickly. Dr. Bally recently retired after 33 years at Gallaudet University and co-authored the world’s best-selling book on speechreading, Speechreading: A Way to improve Understanding. Additional courses will be considered if there is continuing interest within the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. For more information email Ms. Hollace Goodman.