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COVID-19: Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through...Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through online video. This is called “telehealth.” Your doctor must still give you an interpreter or captioning so you can understand your doctor when you use … Read More >

COVID-19: Guidelines for Health Care Providers – Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals...Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals have access to quality healthcare while maintaining the safety of medical providers and the general public during this pandemic. Accessibility is also a legal obligation … Read More >

PFDD Meeting led by HLAA

HLAA’s Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) HLAA received permission from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People...HLAA’s Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) HLAA received permission from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People and Families Living with Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Tuesday, May 25, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (U.S. ET). This meeting represents the voice of the person … Read More >

HLAA Resources

HLAA is pleased to partner with like-minded organizations on the “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” campaign. This campaign includes outstanding educational resources on hearing health for posting and sharing on social...HLAA is pleased to partner with like-minded organizations on the “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” campaign. This campaign includes outstanding educational resources on hearing health for posting and sharing on social media, as well as public service announcement campaign content for posting and sharing. Hearing health is connected to many aspects of physical as well as … Read More >

Virtual Workshop: Navigating Your Disability in the Workplace

When: April 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Join By Computer or Mobile Device SMBC, a top-tier global financial group, is hosting a virtual workshop on “Navigating...When: April 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Join By Computer or Mobile Device SMBC, a top-tier global financial group, is hosting a virtual workshop on “Navigating Your Disability in the Workplace” for students and professionals with vision loss, hearing loss, and for people who stutter. The program is … Read More >

Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting led by HLAA

HLAA’s Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) HLAA received permission from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People...HLAA’s Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) HLAA received permission from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People and Families Living with Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Tuesday, May 25, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (U.S. ET). This meeting represents the voice of the person … Read More >

HLAA and ASHA Champion “Hearing Care for All” for World Hearing Day on March 3rd

  Collaboration Shines Light on U.S. Disparities in Hearing Care (Rockville, MD – March 2, 2021) As the global health community recognizes World Hearing Day on March 3, the American...  Collaboration Shines Light on U.S. Disparities in Hearing Care (Rockville, MD – March 2, 2021) As the global health community recognizes World Hearing Day on March 3, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will use this year’s international observance to spotlight the domestic toll that untreated hearing … Read More >

HLAA Cochlear Pandemic Survey

Face masks inhibit communication for 95 percent of people with hearing loss, new survey finds Hearing Loss Association of America and Cochlear survey highlights COVID-19’s impact on the community of...Face masks inhibit communication for 95 percent of people with hearing loss, new survey finds Hearing Loss Association of America and Cochlear survey highlights COVID-19’s impact on the community of people with hearing loss in the U.S., includes hearing and mental health-related implications. Nearly half of those with hearing loss noticed impacts to other aspects … Read More >

HLAA Webinar: Networking with Hearing Loss

When: August 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Join by computer or mobile device. Navigating the workplace can be challenging for people with hearing loss. In this...When: August 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Join by computer or mobile device. Navigating the workplace can be challenging for people with hearing loss. In this webinar, panelists from SMBC will discuss how to effectively network with hearing loss, how best to differentiate yourselves to stand out to … Read More >

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