Hear Now Classes For Hard Of Hearing Begin July 19

Friday, July 7, 2017

A Christ-centered nine-step weekly Hear Now class will be conducted by David M. Harrison every Wednesday beginning July 19 at 6:05 p.m.  The Hear Now event will be held in the adult classroom on the ground floor at the Oakwood Baptist Church, 4501 Bonny Oaks Dr. in Chattanooga.  

This is a peer support group, offered for hard of hearing, late deafened, friends with cochlear or Baha implants and their families.  The building is wheelchair accessible.

Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic health condition. They are the largest special needs population with serious quality-of-life and accessibility issues according to the World Health Organization.

"The Hear Now class has been established to help encourage those with hearing loss. Meet new friends, connect with others, share experiences, and get tips from experts," officials said.  "This event is hearing accessible and equipped with the FM hearing devices and the Tele-coil loop system for those with “T” coils in their hearing aids. You will be able to see, hear and understand everything.

"The Hear Now Class is a community service offering a range of talks and discussions on strategies and techniques to enable people living with hearing loss to feel independent and more self-confident. 
Once a person gets a hearing aid there is still a need to learn how to best benefit from it. Join our caring support group that understands your situation. Learn how to deal with hearing loss and develop skills to improve communication.

"Friends are encouraged to share their own story and bring requests to pray over your hearing needs.  Come and join the most hearing friendly event in town."

The series of training is free.  For more information, visit LetMyPeopleHear.com or call 423-624-1669.



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