The Rochester Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will discuss cochlear implants and mechanics of hearing Jan. 3 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road, Rochester.
Mark Orlando, director of research and education audiology at University of Rochester Medical Center, will present “Cochlear Implant FAQ” at noon, with a social meeting at 11 a.m. The session will explore CI candidacy, recent technological advances and how to use assistive devices to maximize hearing benefits.
Retired pathologist Elise de Papp will present “How We Hear (and Why We Don’t)” at 8 p.m., with a social time at 7 p.m. The session will follow a sound wave through the ear, concentrating on the inner ear, or cochlea, up to the auditory nerve and the brain.
Hearing Other People’s Experiences, a Q&A group for people considering hearing aids and those using them, will hold its chapter meeting at 10:15 a.m. Retired audiologist and hearing aid user Joe Kozelsky will moderate.
For more information, call 585-266-7890 or visit hlaa-rochester-ny.org.