Event will have vendors and
presentations on technology for improving musical experiences
Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is celebrating Better Speech and
Hearing Month in May with “Bring Back Music Into Your Life” on Saturday, May
19, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at 5709 S. 1500 W., Taylorsville.
Various local vendors
will be onsite to share community resources, and presentations will teach participants how to appreciate music and follow musical
aspirations. This event is for people who are hard of hearing, deaf or have a
family member who is hard of hearing.
and an accessible dance floor by Vibe Music Events will be running throughout
the event. Presentations will be held at 5 p.m. with Pete McDonald, a hearing instrument
specialist, presenting on “Hearing Aid Music Programs, Streaming and Apps,” and
at 6 p.m. with Maclain Drake of Vibe Music Events, presenting on “Music, Acting
and Hearing Loss.”
(CART), hearing loops and ASL interpreters will be available. Participants will
also have the opportunity to experience hearing loop technology throughout the
event. It’s recommended for participants to have an audiologist activate the
telecoil (T-coil) in their hearing aids or cochlear implants prior to the event
to experience great sound through the hearing loop.
Click here to register for the event. To learn more, visit deafservices.utah.gov and click on
“Events and Classes” or contact Chelle Wyatt at 801-266-4536 or firstname.lastname@example.org. View the event flyer.