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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 >

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 >

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 >

Q&A with Dr. Michael Harvey: What Nelson Mandela and Others Teach Us About Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation

Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides training and guidance on mental health issues and people with hearing loss. View him on the HLAA captioned webinar that...Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides training and guidance on mental health issues and people with hearing loss. View him on the HLAA captioned webinar that aired on March 24, 2020.  Dr. Harvey is also a regular contributor to Hearing Life, HLAA’s bimonthly magazine. Join HLAA to receive the magazine. Also, … Read More >

HLAA WEBINAR: What Nelson Mandela and Others Teach us about Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation

When: March 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Online Summary People with hearing loss tend to feel isolated anyhow. Now with a pandemic forcing us to stay...When: March 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Online Summary People with hearing loss tend to feel isolated anyhow. Now with a pandemic forcing us to stay home, distance ourselves from others, the isolation goes deeper. This webinar will outline specific psychological strategies for … Read More >

HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss  

HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss   (ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 2, 2020) As the global health...HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss   (ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 2, 2020) As the global health community prepares to mark World Hearing Day on March 3, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) are encouraging all Americans to prioritize … Read More >

Special Report: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss Helping patients with hearing loss avoid social isolation could be key to providing them with a better quality of life and better physical...SPECIAL REPORT: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss Helping patients with hearing loss avoid social isolation could be key to providing them with a better quality of life and better physical and mental health. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT Sponsored by Hamilton CapTel   Read More >

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