The Hearing Loss Association of America Whatcom County Chapter meets at 2600 Lakeway Drive (Christ the Servant Lutheran Church), Bellingham, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month (unless otherwise noted).  All chapter meetings are captioned and the room has an induction hearing loop to take advantage of your telecoil equipped hearing devices.

2020 Program Schedule

January 18

Nutrition and Hearing Loss, Is There a Connection?

The wisdom of Positive Psychology. 

Melanie Cool, MA, LMHC 

Positive Psychology Counselor

February 15

Tracey Demmon, AuD, FAAA

Doctor of Audiology, Hearing Northwest

Tinnitus 101:  The Basics and Beyond!

March 21

Don't Let Ototoxic Drugs Flip Your World Upside Down

Neil Bauman, Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Center for Hearing Loss Help

April 18

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!  An Update on Aural Rehabilitation for Adults with Hearing Loss

Douglas Sladen, Ph.D., 

Assistant Professor, Western Washington University

Spinning into the Future; Dizziness and Vertigo

Dr. Clifford Hume. M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Washington

* Note date is NOT the usual 3rd Saturday

May 9*

There's an APP for That!

June 20

Pamela Spencer, MA, CCC-A, FAAA

Spencer Audiology Clinic

Dear Abby, Dear Abby!  I have a Problem...

Panel discussion of common issues for those with hearing loss.  Group participation.

Jerry Finkbonner, Pamela Spencer, Charlene MacKenzie

July 18
August 15

All Chapter Members and

Guests are Welcome!

Summer Potluck --  Fun, Feast, and Fellowship

Time:  11AM-2PM 

September 19


I'm Hearing As Hard as I Can!

Time and Place To be Announced

Gael Hannan, Hearing Loss Advocate, Writer, Humorist and Speaker

October 17

Connections Between Listening, Social Functioning and Language across our Lifespan

Kimberly Peters, Ph.D., Department Chair, Communications Sciences and Disorders

Western Washington University

Hear Now and Always!

November 21

Nicole Grimes

Engagement Manager, Cochlear Americas

December 12

Holiday Potluck - Celebrating The Season Together

Time: 11AM-2PM

All Chapter Members and

Guests are Welcome!