Welcome Back HLAA Chapters!

Welcome Back Chapters! I hope you enjoyed your summer break! I look forward to working with you and wish you a wonderful year ahead! I have a few reminders to...Welcome Back Chapters! I hope you enjoyed your summer break! I look forward to working with you and wish you a wonderful year ahead! I have a few reminders to share with you. Chapter Update Forms Chapter Update forms are due by October 1, 2019. If you still have not submitted an update form, they … Read More >

Back to School for HLAA Chapters

  Dear Chapter and State Leaders and Members, Many of you have recessed for the summer to catch your breath and enjoy some downtime. HLAA Chapters across the country are...  Dear Chapter and State Leaders and Members, Many of you have recessed for the summer to catch your breath and enjoy some downtime. HLAA Chapters across the country are gearing up for their meetings, many of which have rich educational programs, all in a communication accessible place with hearing loops, captioning, and other technology. … Read More >

Lise Hamlin Receives Distinguished Award

Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at the Hearing Loss Association of America received the Karen Peltz Strauss Public Policy Award on August 16, 2019, at the TDI Biennial Conference....Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at the Hearing Loss Association of America received the Karen Peltz Strauss Public Policy Award on August 16, 2019, at the TDI Biennial Conference. The award was presented by the award’s namesake Karen Peltz Strauss, disability advocate and former deputy chief of the consumer and governmental affairs bureau of … Read More >

Share Your TV Experiences with Captioning

Share Your TV Viewing Experiences A TV service provider along with Horowitz Research wants to better understand the needs of TV viewers with different hearing needs in order to help...Share Your TV Viewing Experiences A TV service provider along with Horowitz Research wants to better understand the needs of TV viewers with different hearing needs in order to help provide more accessible features with their entertainment platform. Please complete this short survey. It should not take more than 10 minutes and all information given … Read More >

Does Your HLAA Chapter Hold Demos of Hearing Assistive Technology?

Man on the right showing woman on the left hearing assistive technology

We Want to Know What HLAA Chapters are Doing HLAA people are generally those who want to use technology to stay in the hearing world.  If your local HLAA Chapter...We Want to Know What HLAA Chapters are Doing HLAA people are generally those who want to use technology to stay in the hearing world.  If your local HLAA Chapter has either a hearing assistive technology demonstration center or dedicates at least one meeting a year to technology, we would like to know. Please email … Read More >

Have You Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today?

Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters...Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters who take the summer off and start back up in the fall. The HLAA Board of Trustees and staff want to say thank you for … Read More >

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA...New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA Central Massachusetts Chapter Leader Beth Wilson, Ph.D., and members of that chapter organized the event at the Northborough (MA) Public Library. Kevin Franck, Ph.D., HLAA … Read More >

New HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub!

State and Chapter Leaders! Please note the upcoming HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub – Avoiding ‘Hearing Emergencies’. We encourage you to attend and learn about this exciting program benefit...State and Chapter Leaders! Please note the upcoming HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub – Avoiding ‘Hearing Emergencies’. We encourage you to attend and learn about this exciting program benefit for HLAA national members. This program is a great incentive to help encourage HLAA national membership. Click here for more information: HLAA Webinar – Intro … Read More >

HLAA Membership Dues Increase

Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t...Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t raised the dues since 2008 and, as you realize, the cost of paper, printing, postage has all skyrocketed.  For those of you who print your … Read More >