• Hearing Loss Association of America, Lakeland Chapter Meeting

    LAKELAND, FL – (May 16, 2017) The Hearing Loss Association – Lakeland Chapter extends an invitation to Join us Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801.  Our meetings are in Multipurpose Room A.  To learn more about the Lakeland HLAA Chapter meetings, visit our website at www.hla-lakeland.org.

    State & Court System services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Toni Godinez, Court Interpreter Supervisor for the 10th Judicial Circuit Court, will be our guest speaker.  Toni will discuss the services the State and Court System provides for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and how to go about making requests.

    Toni is responsible for assigning interpreters for court hearings for all types of languages, as well as Sign Language Interpreters.  She assigns and coordinates all types of language accommodation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, as well as CART services for those who do not sign.  Toni’s team covers Polk, Hardee and Highland Counties.