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Hearing Technology Open House April 10, 2018 in NYC

Harness the power of technology this spring!

Thank you to everyone who registered to attend this Open House April 10th. We look forward to seeing you! At this time the Open House is fully booked, so we are unable to accommodate new registrants. To learn about future events at CHC, please sign up for our e-newsletter, The Buzz.

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There’s a world of hearing technology that can sometimes be difficult to navigate. Not to worry! CHC is here to help you find the accessibility and connectivity solutions that are right for you.

Please join us April 10th from 4:30-8:00 pm for our Spring Hearing Technology Open House at 50 Broadway in Downtown Manhattan. Discover the latest in a wide array of hearing technology – smartphone apps, assistive devices, hearing aids and hearing aid accessories – to help you hear, communicate and live better with hearing loss.

We’re pleased to welcome back Apple’s Accessibility Team who’ll be offering a 90-minute workshop you won’t want to miss. (Seating is limited, so don’t wait to register.) Representatives from Oticon and Widex will also be on hand to answer questions and demo the latest hearing aid accessories. And, of course, CHC’s own team of experts will be at your service.

This Open House is designed for the hearing and communication needs of adults of all ages as well as parents of children with hearing loss, middle school and up.

Please note that you will be able to sign up in advance for the specific offerings that are of interest to you. Click below to access the online registration form. And read on to learn more about the planned workshops and exhibitions.

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Apple Workshop

Apple representatives, with the participation of CHC staff, will be offering a customized workshop on Using Your iPhone and iPad with Hearing Loss. This 90-minute session will introduce you to iPad and iPhone settings including Software TTY, voicemail transcription, and Phone Noise Cancellation. We’ll also show you how to access features like FaceTime, LED Flash for Alerts, and vibrating alerts that you can use every day. The session incorporates time for brief 1-on-1 consultations so that you can have your specific issues addressed.

Register for either the 4:30-6:00 pm or 6:30-8:00 pm session. Space is limited, so don’t miss out. 

Smartphone Apps Workshop

CHC’s Carolyn Stern (right) will facilitate a 45-minute workshop highlighting new and recent smartphone apps that are transforming the lives of CHC clients. Learn about InnoCaption and Ava – free apps that offer real-time captioning – along with other accessibility apps and surprising new technology.

Register for the 4:30-5:15 pm, 5:30-6:15 pm or 6:30-7:15 pm session.

Assistive Listening Devices Workshop

CHC’s devices guru, Terrence Williams (top right), will facilitate a 45-minute workshop where you can demo the latest in assistive listening and alerting devices, like wireless TV headsets, captioned phones and smoke detectors with a flashing strobe and vibrating bed shaker.

Register for the 4:30-5:15 pm, 5:30-6:15 pm or 6:30-7:15 pm session. 

Hearing Aid Manufacturer Exhibit Tables

Representatives from Oticon (right) and Widex will be on hand to answer your questions and demo the latest hearing aid accessories. If you’re unfamiliar with wireless connectivity and how you can turn your hearing aids into a virtual headset, now is the time to act. CHC audiologists will also be on hand to address your questions and offer recommendations. Anyone purchasing a hearing aid accessory at the open house will receive a 10% discount.

Indicate your interest on the registration form and visit the tables any time between 4:30 and 8:00 pm.

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CHC is here to help you harness the power of technology this spring. Don’t miss out!