HEARING LOSS STATS

1in5

Teens

experience some degree of hearing loss.

2.7M

Veterans

have service-connected hearing disabilities or are in treatment for hearing-related issues.

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HLAA2020 Convention

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HLAA2020 Convention in New Orleans

June 18 – 21, 2020

Early bird Registration is OPEN!

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Walk4Hearing

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The largest walk for hearing loss awareness in the country!

The Hearing Loss Association of America Walk4Hearing increases public awareness about hearing loss, eradicates the stigma associated with it and raises funds for national and local programs.

Upcoming Events

Find upcoming HLAA webinars, Walks and other events.
Apr
4
Sat

American Academy of Audiology AAA2020 + HearTECH Expo
April 1-4, 2020
New Orleans

HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley will present a workshop titled “HLAA and Audiologists: A Shared Vision for Happy Patients,” on Saturday, April 4. 

 

Jun
18
Thu

Join us in the Big Easy for what promises to be a dynamic HLAA2020 Convention. What a fun place to find support and information! Learn in the most communication-accessible environment, meet others with hearing loss who share interests and concerns, and discover new passions. New Orleans is a magical city teeming with energy, history and culture. The birthplace of jazz, home to Creole cuisine, and charmed with its unmatched southern hospitality, the city never fails to mesmerize. Educational workshops and a broad mix of innovative, informative HLAA2020 exhibitors await you—along with the city’s French Quarter and its famous streets, a captivating assortment of museums, and the allure of “only-in-New Orleans” live music. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Oct
10
Sat

HLAA-Twin Cities Chapter logoGuest speakers:

  • Dr. Juliëtte Sterkens, AuD., HLAA Hearing Loop Advocate
  • Thomas Ryther, Emmy award-winning photojournalist for local TV station WCCO
  • Dr. Matthew Winn, AuD, Ph.D., Director, Listen Lab, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota.

The 2020 conference is 90 minutes longer (which will allow attendees more time to interact with exhibitors). The Marriott Minneapolis West venue was chosen for its location and many conference amenities. Attendees and exhibitors will easily be able to stay at the hotel and extend their conference experience. Exhibitors will be in a professional conference space across the hall from the speaker presentations allowing exhibitors the ability to converse freely with attendees.

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