Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – January 19, 2021

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom. Date:  Tuesday, January 19, 2020 Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom. Date:  Tuesday, January 19, 2020 Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT Topic: Open Meeting  Please join our open meeting. We look forward to seeing you.  REGISTER  FOR MEETING You will need … Read More >

Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – December 15, 2020

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.  Date:  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.  Date:  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT Topic: Holiday Buddy Check and Open House The VAAVC will have a Holiday Buddy Check and Open House meeting and we … Read More >

A Few Reminders for HLAA Leaders

Dear HLAA State and Chapter Leaders, Chapter Updates Please continue to send in your Chapter Updates if you have not done so. Updates were due October 1. Let us know...Dear HLAA State and Chapter Leaders, Chapter Updates Please continue to send in your Chapter Updates if you have not done so. Updates were due October 1. Let us know how your chapter is doing during this pandemic and if you need assistance to learn about setting up virtual meetings. Meeting Reminders November 17, 2020, … Read More >

Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – October 20, 2020

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada).  ...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada).   Speaker: Don Doherty, President of VAAVC Topic: The Psychology of Hearing Loss This presentation explores the biological, psychological, social and idiosyncratic aspects associated with hearing … Read More >

Tips & Steps Setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals for Your Chapter

HLAA Chapter Development Workshop   Tips & Steps Setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals for Your Chapter   Presenter: Debbie Schaaf, Ohio State Chapter Coordinator Date: October 26, 2020 Time: 2 pm ET,...HLAA Chapter Development Workshop   Tips & Steps Setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals for Your Chapter   Presenter: Debbie Schaaf, Ohio State Chapter Coordinator Date: October 26, 2020 Time: 2 pm ET, 1 pm CT, 12 pm MT, 11 am PT This workshop is for chapter leaders seeking new ideas and tips for chapter growth and success. … Read More >

Please Give Us Your Input: COVID and Hearing Loss

Please Tell Us About Your Experience COVID-19 and its Impact on the HLAA Community Take the survey today. Spread the word to your chapter members.  We’ve experienced the effects of...Please Tell Us About Your Experience COVID-19 and its Impact on the HLAA Community Take the survey today. Spread the word to your chapter members.  We’ve experienced the effects of a global health pandemic since March. After more than 40 years of regular chapter meetings coast to coast, who would have ever thought that HLAA … Read More >

Founder’s Day — Celebrating 41 Years of HLAA and Chapters

Message to HLAA Chapters from the Executive Director This Fall Brings Lots of Events including Remembering Founder’s Day This November 27, 2020, marks our organization’s founding in 1979. Founder Rocky...Message to HLAA Chapters from the Executive Director This Fall Brings Lots of Events including Remembering Founder’s Day This November 27, 2020, marks our organization’s founding in 1979. Founder Rocky Stone began our organization as Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, a moniker of the times when the self-help movement was gaining ground. The … Read More >

Welcome Back Chapters!

Dear Chapter and State Leaders, Thank you to all of you who work tirelessly as volunteers on behalf of HLAA and people with hearing loss. Your contribution to HLAA is...Dear Chapter and State Leaders, Thank you to all of you who work tirelessly as volunteers on behalf of HLAA and people with hearing loss. Your contribution to HLAA is priceless! September is usually the start of a new season for HLAA Chapters and this season is not like the last one. COVID-19 has changed … Read More >

HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – September 15, 2020

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on September 15, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada). Speakers: Kate Helms Tillery,...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on September 15, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada). Speakers: Kate Helms Tillery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a clinical associate professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. As a speech-language pathologist who specializes in issues … Read More >

HLAA Brings Awareness to Global Standards for Cochlear Implant Users

Consensus reached on international guidelines for care. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) took part in a recently published, first of its kind research study in the Journal of...Consensus reached on international guidelines for care. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) took part in a recently published, first of its kind research study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the minimum standards of care and treatment for adults with cochlear implants. HLAA was part of a global panel which … Read More >