Hearing Loss Association of PA - Hearing Loss Advocacy (NE Philadelphia)

HLA-PA Philadelphia Chapter (Suburban/Northeast) (Hearing Loss Association of PA) - Montgomery; Huntingdon Valley


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General Information
Description of ServiceServices include:
- Access to affordable hearing aids, cochlear implants and other technology for all who can benefit
- Telephones designed to work with hearing aids and cochlear implants
- Assistive technology and programs complying with disability rights laws and providing accessibility in public and private facilities, workplaces, and state and local governments
- Captioned movies in neighborhood theaters
- Improve quality of captioned TV and meeting FCC captioning regulations timetable
- Strengthen federal requirements for accessible air travel including appropriate screening procedures
- Roll-out nationwide a captioned telephone service
- Improve access to and the effectiveness of hearing health services
- Improve state services for people with hearing loss
- Increase grant funding for the training of more captioners
- Enhance funding for infant hearing screening programs and follow-up care
- Ensure inclusion of the needs of people with hearing loss in any national, state or local Homeland Security Plan
- Outreach to expand understanding by the general public, Congress, government agencies, and industry of the demographics, characteristics, and communication needs of people with hearing loss
- Strengthen standards for visual and audible fire alarms
- Encourage adoption of the Acoustical Society of America's acoustic standards for classrooms
LocationMontgomery
Geographical AreaBucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; PA
Intake ProcedureFor information contact the Chapter nearest you.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 625 Red Lion Road
Physical Site Address 2 Huntingdon Valley Library
Physical Site City, State, Zip Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Main Phone 610-446-7302
Service Location Email meyer@hlaa-pa.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Hearing Loss Association of America - Pennsylvania State Office
Affiliated Program: HLA-PA Philadelphia Chapter (Suburban/Northeast) (Hearing Loss Association of PA) - Montgomery; Huntingdon Valley
This Service: Hearing Loss Association of PA - Hearing Loss Advocacy (NE Philadelphia)
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Audiology (LR-8000.0500)
Deafness (YF-3200.1700)
Hearing Loss (YF-3200)
Speech and Hearing Volunteer Opportunities (PX-3000.8000)
Speech and Language Pathology (LR-8000.8000)