Events

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All are invited to these public events! Click on the link to download the pdf flyer

*Lakewood Cultural Center’s hearing loop was funded by the NextFifty Initiative.

 

We are monitoring the COVID cases in Colorado. Any updates to events will be posted here.

 

Sponsors. Click on logo for website. See Installer webpage for info and resources on installing a hearing loop.

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Current Events

Can Every Patron with Hearing Loss Fully Participate at Your Library?

1.1 million Coloradoans have a significant hearing loss. That's 1 in 5 over the age of 12 who have this invisible disability. The degree to which this impacts them is as diverse as the individual themselves.  Hearing aids and cochlear implants can be of great assistance, but unfortunately, don't restore hearing back to normal. That’s why the ADA mandates assistive listening systems (IR, FM, and hearing loops) in difficult listening situations.
 
This session will help you understand this population's difficulty and the need for different strategies for accessibility by describing hearing loss, personal hearing devices, and pros and cons of different assistive listening systems (ALS). We’ll focus on the most user-friendly ALS: hearing loops. Presented by HLAA-Colorado Springs, Longmont Hearing and Tinnitus Center, and Let’s Loop Colorado.

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Past Events

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Come learn how you can hear speech clearly at places of worship, theaters, lectures, etc. with hearing loops!

The new year is a great time to find out about resources related to hearing loss. If you would like to learn about a variety of options to assess and address hearing loss, please join this program with a panel of local professionals who can help: Center for People with Disabilities, Longmont Hearing and Tinnitus Center, Let’s Loop Colorado!, and Longmont Senior Services.

February 16, 2022; 10-11:30 am

Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, CO 80501

Registration, Registration #185007.00  www.longmontcolorado.gov/senior-services

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Other events

"Getting It Right" Access and Functional Needs Emergency Management Conferences.
November 5, 2019 (Colorado Springs, CO) and November 7, 2019 (Montrose, CO)

Here in Colorado, we are working to make emergency management more inclusive of Colorado’s diverse communities and to integrate access and functional needs in all that we do. To build networks, knowledge, and resources around doing this work, Colorado's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is hosting it's first “Getting it Right” Emergency Management Access & Functional Needs Conferences.