Meeting: October 3rd -How New Technologies Are Making Our Community More Accessible

Meets every 1st Wednesday 12:30 p.m. Sept to May
Safety Harbor Public Library
101 Second St N Safety Harbor, FL (map-it)

Lunch afterward at Paradise Restaurant
(Free WiFi – see below for more details)

Captioned Movie Outings Every Second Saturday


How New Technologies Are Making Our Community More Accessible   

Wednesday, October 3           12:30 p.m.      Safety Harbor Public Library

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 Learn about the different technology options for access:

  • “Area loops” that make theaters, churches and meetings very hearing-friendly
  • “Privacy loops” to make pharmacies, bank tellers and ticket booths more accessible
  • Personal captioning systems that provide direct access to a movie’s dialogue or project a speaker’s words on a big screen or your computer monitor

Also learn which how to advocate for access at your favorite venues and who to follow-up with to get results

Speaker: Jim Scott

President, Complete Hearing Solutions
Board Member, HLAA Tampa Bay Advisory Board


Meeting supported by CART (captions) and a Hearing Loop System

The Meeting will also feature:

  • Hot Tech Report featuring a preview of a new, cutting–edge hearing technology
  • Social Networking Scholarship offering a free lunch to a meeting attendee at the chapter’s post meeting social (Thanks to a grant from Complete Hearing Solutions)
  • Lunch Network Social following the chapter meeting at the Paradise Restaurant, 443 Main Street ( 3 blocks West from the library on North side).

Have a look at the menu before you arrive!

Mission: HLAA Gulf Coast is the local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America. Our mission is to open the world of communication to a more active lifestyle for the 190,000 people with hearing loss in Pinellas County through:

Information •  Education  •  Advocacy  •  Support


Educational meetings every 1st Wednesday of the Month, September to May


Captioned Movie Outings Every 3rd  Saturday Year Round

Save the date- Saturday, February 2, 2019



For information, mentoring, guidance and/or support, click to contact Debbe Hagner.   

727-271-0770 (text)

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