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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 >

Professional Advisors

Audiology Larry Medwetsky, Ph.D. Gallaudet University Jennifer Yeagle, M.Ed., CCC-A The Listening Center Johns Hopkins Captioning (CART) Deanna Baker, RMR, FAPR Chapter Development Joan Kleinrock Get in the Hearing Loop...Audiology Larry Medwetsky, Ph.D. Gallaudet University Jennifer Yeagle, M.Ed., CCC-A The Listening Center Johns Hopkins Captioning (CART) Deanna Baker, RMR, FAPR Chapter Development Joan Kleinrock Get in the Hearing Loop Steering Committee Stephen O. Frazier Cheri Perazzoli Hearing Loop Advocate Juliëtte Sterkens, Au.D. Legal Henry Fader, Esq. Pepper Hamilton, LLP Medical Paul Hammerschlag, M.D. New … Read More >

How Do I Communicate with Doctors, Nurses, and Staff at the Hospital During COVID-19?

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how will you be able to talk to doctors, nurses and others at the hospital? This guide is to help you get ready for your hospital...During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how will you be able to talk to doctors, nurses and others at the hospital? This guide is to help you get ready for your hospital visit.  Going to the hospital will be very different during the pandemic.  In normal times, hospitals must give services that help you understand what is … Read More >

Communications & Medical Access in the Hospital During Disasters: Temporary Recommendations for Hospitals and Medical Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical...*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical treatment amid the COVID-19 crisis and medical professionals serving them may encounter significant barriers to communication. We estimate that up to approximately 650,0001 Americans who … Read More >

HLAA Job: Director of Communications

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization representing people with hearing loss. HLAA opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through...The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization representing people with hearing loss. HLAA opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, support and advocacy. With more than 48 million Americans living with hearing loss, we work nationally and in local communities to provide vital … Read More >

Medicaid

Compiled below is the coverage of hearing aids and related services made available to eligible Medicaid recipients in each state. Since the states often make revisions to the scope of...Compiled below is the coverage of hearing aids and related services made available to eligible Medicaid recipients in each state. Since the states often make revisions to the scope of their Medicaid benefits, recipients are cautioned to check their state’s Medicaid offices for possible updated coverage. Coverage for Children The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis … Read More >

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