Voting closes on July 15, 2014
The Oticon Focus on People Awards recognizes outstanding people with hearing loss who are helping to show that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to make a positive difference in their families, communities or the world. This is the 16th year that the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored students, adults and advocacy volunteers with hearing loss.
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) filed comments with the US Department of Education regarding the proposed priority of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) – Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program – Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC).
Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging: Workshop Report
HLAA was a sponsor and involved in the planning of the Institute of Medicine workshop Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging in January 2014. HLAA Board Members Katherine Bouton, Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., and Richard Einhorn were speakers.
A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreements Requiring Three NYC Theatres To Provide Listening Devices To Individuals With Hearing Loss
Manhattan Theatre Club, Atlantic Theater Company, School Of Visual Arts To Provide “Loops”* And Other Assisted-Listening Devices To Comply With ADA
Schneiderman: We Are Fighting For Equal Access For Disabled New Yorkers And Tourists
“The Giving Challenge”
Sarasota, Florida, HLAA Chapter Finds Creative Way to Fundraise for Programs in the Community
May 6 and 7, 2014
A message from JoAnne DeVries, President, HLAA-Sarasota Chapter
We want you to know about a unique and exciting fundraising opportunity the Hearing Loss Association of America-Sarasota Chapter is participating in for the first time. It’s called The Giving Challenge. Even more, find out how your chapter might participate in your area.