Wonder Woman open caption tickets on sale now for Dec 26th, 3 pm.

Definitely encourage you to get them early! Pre-sales for that movie will be heavy and not all regular prints are on sale yet.

You CAN request a refund BEFORE the show online if you end up not being able to attend.

Captioned Movies at AMC Harbison is running once again! Don't miss out on the screening times above!


Emergency Alert Tests

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​​Good for you. You’ve noticed you’re not hearing as well as you used to and have decided it’s time to have your hearing tested by an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist. That’s a smart decision. Untreated hearing loss can put you at risk for a variety of other health-related problems, such as depression and cognitive decline. 

SCATP is offering the hearing devices below for free:

If you have any emergency alerts set up on your phones, or other devices,  this is for you.

An announcement that FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) test on August 11, 2021, and that the EAS Test Reporting System is open for filings

FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alerting Test on August 11, 2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system on August 11, 2021, at 2:20 p.m. ET, with a backup test date of August 25, 2021.

The alerts must comply with the FCC’s accessibility requirements. More information will be sent out about the accessibility requirements in a separate Public Notice.

 
Links to Public Notice Announcing the Planned Emergency Alert Tests:

URL:     https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-announces-nationwide-emergency-alerting-test-august-11-2021   

Word:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-680A1.docx

PDF:       https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-680A1.pdf      

Text:      https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-680A1.txt

 

For more information, please contact Maureen Bizhko, Attorney Advisor, Policy and Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at 202.418.0011 or maureen.bizhko@fcc.gov. Individuals who are fluent in ASL may call the ASL Consumer Support Line at 844.432.2275 (videophone).​


For those who want to add a notification to their vehicle registration, download the form and have it filled out before going to DMV. The bottom of the form has to be filled out by a medical professional.


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Hearing Loss Specialists

HLAA Updates & Important Information

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​You must complete the attached form and provide your mailing address to receive a device:




What: The SCATP Reuse Free 4 All! We will have ALL available durable medical equipment on display! If you or someone you know needs durable medical equipment you can come browse the available equipment and take what you need. All for FREE! 

Who: Everyone! Individuals with disabilities, family members, therapists, educators, veterans, caseworkers, etc.

When: Friday, July 16, and Saturday, July 17 from 9am-1pm. No appointment is needed!

Where: SC Assistive Technology Program, 8301 Farrow Road, Columbia SC

Why: All the equipment has been cleaned, sanitized, and is FREE!

For more information contact Alli Upchurch at 803-935-5273 or alli.upchurch@uscmed.sc.edu



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Happy Holidays from the Hearing Loss Association of America Midlands South Carolina Chapter & community! Although we sadly couldn't get together to celebrate the holidays this year, we are wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and safe holiday and a happy new year.


Attached to the right is how to sign "happy holidays" in ASL. 

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