February 12, 2018

“Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might.  Determination is power.”
(Charles Simmons)  Apply this to better hearing!


Implantable hearing technology and candidacy for cochlear implants.

Come learn about updates in implantable hearing technology and candidacy for Med-EL cochlear implants. We will also discuss strategies for better listening outcomes by demonstrating aural habilitation exercises that are available for all individuals with hearing loss through Med El’s BRIDGE materials and online resources.


Lidia Loarca, Consumer Engagement Manager. Her professional journey began working as a Deaf Educator in the Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf (RDSPD) in Dallas and Plano, TX, then continued her work as an Early Intervention Parent Educator, Bilingual Kindergarten teacher at Sudie Williams Elementary, and at the University of Miami Ear Institute. She has a passion for the field and works closely with the SW and West regions as well as Spanish speaking populations; she is also fluent in ASL. Lidia lives in Dallas and loves to travel!

Admission is free and reservations are not required.

Raffle/ Refreshments/ Free parking

Date:  Monday,  February 12, 2018,      HLAAMV Feb 2018FLYER

Time:  Doors open at 9:45 am,  Program begins at 10:00 am

Place: Norman P. Murray Community Center
Juniper Room
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA  92692

Our meeting room is looped and our meetings are captioned.


The Mission Viejo Chapter offers people with hearing loss (and family and friends) a chance to gather in a quiet room with good acoustics, and to meet others who share your challenges as we all learn to cope better in a hearing world.

Hearing Loss Association of America, Mission Viejo Chapter, is a
nonprofit 501 (c) (3) exempt organization.


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