Don Bataille, AIA
Hearing Loops Unlimited,NY
Don Bataille, AIA, received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky and is a Registered Architect, practicing in Rochester, NY, providing architectural and acoustical consulting services for local and national firms and owns Hearing Loops Unlimited, a company that designs and installs hearing loops in Western NY. Don has served as Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Rochester New York Chapter Board President, and currently serves on the HLAA NY State Association Professional Advisory Council. He has presented educational programs on Hearing Loss in the Work Place, Work Place Acoustics, Classroom Acoustics, ADA-Communication Requirements and Hearing Loop Technology and has presented numerous local and national workshops and webinar programs. Don is also Vice Chair of University of Rochester, Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC) Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2) group and co-authored the 2013 HL2 Summary Report establishing health concerns of people with hearing loss. He is a (RPRC) National Community Committee Delegate, and serves on the RPRC Executive Committee and National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) Local Partner Advisory Board. He recently received the 2014 National HLAA President's Award for his work to make the lives of people with hearing loss better.