Oakland -- Hearing specialist Ken Arcia will speak about various programs and resources offered by Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency during the Hearing Loss Association's monthly meeting 10 a.m. April 12 at Kaiser Permanente.

Arcia is a late-deafened/hard-of-hearing support specialist for the San Leandro-based agency.

The meeting will be held in room 1200-C at Kaiser, 280 MacArthur Blvd., in Oakland. There is free parking in the garage on Howe Street. The meeting is open to public. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Janet Lyons, 510-932-7978.