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All posts by: Laurie Hanin, PhD, CCC-A, Executive Director

Feast honoree, Google, puts empathy at forefront of accessible and inclusive design

Google shares views on accessibility in Q&A All of us at the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) were thrilled to host our signature fundraising event, the Feast, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers Monday, November 4th. Conceived as a celebration of The Power of Communication, this year’s Feast honored Google with the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian […]

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Ruth Bernstein among HLAA honorees at 2019 Convention

HLAA recognizes communication access advocates Hearing access advocate and HLAA-NYC Board member, Ruth Bernstein, was among the honorees at the 2019 HLAA Convention, June 22 in Rochester. Ruth’s Spirit of HLAA Award was a well-deserved honor for a veteran advocate known not only for her fierce commitment to change, but her thoughtful manner and gentle […]

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Celebrating the life and work of Noel Cohen, pioneering cochlear implant surgeon

Longstanding CHC Board member and friend All of us connected to the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) were saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend and distinguished cochlear implant surgeon, Noel Cohen. We are proud of our nearly 40-year alliance with Dr. Cohen who served as a CHC Board member and […]

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