Our Next Meeting

Sam Trychin

Sam Trychin, Ph.D., noted psychologist and author will present his workshop:

“Living Well With Hearing Loss”, on October 21. It’s a presentation like no other. Please join us.

The workshop will address many topics of interest to people with hearing loss and people who interact with them. This is truly an event for your entire family and your friends. During the workshop Dr. Trychin will address such issues as:

  • Myths and misconceptions about hearing loss that interfere with one’s effectiveness.
  • Problems frequently reported by those who have hearing loss.
  • Problems frequently reported by their communication partners.
  • Causes of communication breakdowns—speaker, listener, and environment.
  • Reactions to problems that interfere with communication.
  • 12 Guidelines for effective communication for those who have hearing loss.
  • 12 Guidelines for effective communication for their communication partners.
  • Defining negative and positive emotions and their implications
  • When emotions are useful/helpful and when they interfere/harm
  • Reports of hearing loss-related emotional experiences
  • Physical, behavioral, cognitive, and social effects of negative emotions
  • Strategies and tactics to increase resilience by preventing/reducing negative emotional arousal
  • Learning to gain emotional control by practicing several breathing procedures

The workshop will take place on October 21, 2017, at OAK Hall Room 101, UConn Campus in Storrs, CT. The workshop will begin at 10 AM and ending at approximately 1 PM. The workshop will be preceded by a social hour at 9 AM. Coffee, Danish and other pastries will be served. There is limited parking on campus and certain areas are restricted. We recommend that you park in the South Campus garage. It is a short walk from the garage to OAK Hall. There is a charge to park in the garage. A campus map can be viewed at http://maps.uconn.edu/

The event will be captioned and a portion of the site will be looped. Sign interpreters will also be present.

The workshop is co-sponsored by HLAA Eastern CT Chapter, Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences and the Audiology Program University of Connecticut, CT Academy of Audiology, and New England Center for Hearing Rehabilitation.

You can learn more about Dr. Trychin and his workshops and publications at http://www.trychin.com/

For further event information and to RSVP, please contact us at hlaaeasternctchapter@cox.net There is no charge for this event. Please join us!!