experience some degree of hearing loss.
have service-connected hearing disabilities or are in treatment for hearing-related issues.
Registration for HLAA2019 is OPEN!
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.
Life Without Limits – No Barriers
Join Bill Barkeley, a deaf-blind adventurer, advocate and storyteller for a conversation on his most recent adventures to Spain and Nepal. Bill will share insights on his journeys that have led to his co-authoring the No Barriers Life Elements that anyone can use to build a richer and more fulfilling life − regardless if you have any physical challenges or not.
More about Bill Barkeley
“Life without limits” is not just a saying or part of a title; it is how Bill lives his life. Challenges inherent to vision and hearing loss have not impeded Bill’s love for adventure − Bill has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and sailed a 50-foot catamaran using GPS!
Bill serves on the board of directors of No Barriers USA and is a community ambassador for Hear the World.