July / August - 2013

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July / August - 2013

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In This Issue . . .

Jacob’s Ride
By Barbara Kelley
Meet Jacob Landis who is on an amazing journey across the country to raise money for people who need hearing help. [Read the whole article]

Saying Farewell to Brenda Battat
By Barbara Chertok
As Executive Director Brenda Battat retires she answers a few questions as she looks back on her more-then-two-decade-career with the organization. [Read the whole article]

Cochlear Implants: What to Expect Beyond Initial Activation
By Brad Ingrao
Meet “I.M” – he’s Dr. Ingrao’s cochlear implant recipient who tells all about his experience.

Traveling with Hearing Loss
By Lise Hamlin
HLAA serves on TSA’s Disability Coalition to ensure travelers with hearing loss have the support they need. [Read the whole article]

Giving Up His Vanity
By Mark Spradley
Mark Spradley interviews a friend and colleague who has hearing loss. [Read the whole article]

World Health Organization on Technology Transfer of Hearing Devices to Low and Middle-Income Countries
By Katherine D. Seelman
Here is a report on efforts across the globe.

The Power of Partnership
The HLAA Walk4Hearing teams with local organizations to raise awareness and funds for people with hearing loss.

I Can Both Grieve and Be Grateful
By Michael Harvey
A psychologist deals with a patient who feels there is nothing left of her since her hearing loss.

Seen and Heard: Ed Ogiba and Barbara Johnson
[Read about Ed Ogiba]

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
We Only Part to Meet Again  [Read the whole article]