The first 12-page bimonthly Shhh Journal is published in July.

SHHH attracts members from 30 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia and other countries.

SHHH welcomes its first chartered SHHH Chapter in Gainesville, GA.

Stone becomes advisor to the National Institute of Handicapped Research.

Stone testifies before congress on the problems of millions of Americans who are hard of hearing.