Hearing Loss Association of America, Lakeland Chapter Meeting
LAKELAND, FL – (February 15, 2016) The Hearing Loss Association – Lakeland Chapter extends an invitation to Join us Thursday, March 10, 2016, 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.
Enjoy music, even with hearing loss
Virgi Mills, is a Florida certified Educator and a bilateral MED-EL user who taught Pre-K children in auditory-oral programs for two years in the Alachua County Public Schools, Gainesville, FL and two years in the Duval county Public Schools, Jacksonville, FL. She is a board member of the Florida AG Bell chapter. Currently, Virgi is an Outreach Manager for MED-EL in the southeast region and counsels families in the cochlear implant journey. Virgi has presented at the Florida Summit on Early Childhood Hearing Loss, national and local Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) conferences and chapter meetings as well as college-level audiology classes. Virgi has presented on varied topics such as sharing personal insights from her journey with cochlear implants, the unique attributes of MED-EL’s cochlear implant system, the importance of promoting social-emotional skills for children with hearing loss and promoting literacy through listening and spoken language.
Virgi will be sharing her experience on how to enjoy music, even with hearing loss. Please visit with us and learn more about how to manage hearing loss and how we can help others.