HLAA2019 Call for Papers and Awards Nominations

Call for Papers and Awards Nominations – Open Until Friday, November 30 Interested in presenting a workshop at HLAA2019 Convention (June 20-23) in Rochester, NY? Call for Papers is now...Call for Papers and Awards Nominations – Open Until Friday, November 30 Interested in presenting a workshop at HLAA2019 Convention (June 20-23) in Rochester, NY? Call for Papers is now open with new tracks! Find more information on the Call for Papers page. Please note that there is a separate form for State/Chapter workshops.  The HLAA2019 … Read More >

Welcome Back, Chapters!

Many HLAA Chapters and State Organizations take a short break over the summer months. For those who did, I am excited to connect with you as you resume chapter meetings...Many HLAA Chapters and State Organizations take a short break over the summer months. For those who did, I am excited to connect with you as you resume chapter meetings and dive back in! Here are a few important things for all HLAA Chapters and State Organizations to keep in mind as we get back … Read More >

Rain Soaks Baseball Outing for Madison Chapter (But Doesn’t Dampen Spirits!)

Friday, July 13th was a dark and stormy night, not fit for man nor beast.  Well, it didn’t start out that way.  The Madison Chapter’s social and hearing awareness night...Friday, July 13th was a dark and stormy night, not fit for man nor beast.  Well, it didn’t start out that way.  The Madison Chapter’s social and hearing awareness night at the Madison Mallards minor league game was a success as far as our goal of informing the public about hearing loss went. We set … Read More >

Let Us Know If Your Chapter/State Listing Needs to be Updated on the New Chapter Map

Chapter and state leaders, thank you for all of your feedback so far on our new website. Please take some time to review your chapter’s information on the new chapter...Chapter and state leaders, thank you for all of your feedback so far on our new website. Please take some time to review your chapter’s information on the new chapter map on the Find a Chapter page and let us know if anything is incorrect by emailing chapters@hearingloss.org with updates. Once you provide us with the correct information we … Read More >

HLAA Chapter Scholarship Programs Report Success!

The HLAA-Oklahoma City Chapter,  HLAA-Fox Valley Chapter, HLAA-Peninsula Chapter  and HLAA-Chester County Chapter in Pennsylvania all report successful scholarship programs. Awards ranging from $1,000-$2,000 are given to high school students...The HLAA-Oklahoma City Chapter,  HLAA-Fox Valley Chapter, HLAA-Peninsula Chapter  and HLAA-Chester County Chapter in Pennsylvania all report successful scholarship programs. Awards ranging from $1,000-$2,000 are given to high school students with hearing loss who will enter post-secondary education programs the following fall. Reaching out to younger people gives HLAA hope for the future as it … Read More >

Rejuvenating Chapter Meetings and Programs – Change is Good!

The HLAA-West Valley Chapter (Arizona), one of the oldest chapters in the country (started in 1982), reports regrowth and new enthusiasm. This chapter focuses on drawing old and new members...The HLAA-West Valley Chapter (Arizona), one of the oldest chapters in the country (started in 1982), reports regrowth and new enthusiasm. This chapter focuses on drawing old and new members with an excellent program calendar. The Arizona folks work diligently to get PR for the chapter by participating in farmer’s markets and other public events … Read More >

HLAA Chapter Honored as Recipient of Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Health Care and Wellness Organization of the Year Award

The HLAA-Sarasota/Manatee Chapter (Florida) was honored to be the 2017 recipient of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Health Care & Wellness Organization of the Year Award. Organizations were judged on...The HLAA-Sarasota/Manatee Chapter (Florida) was honored to be the 2017 recipient of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Health Care & Wellness Organization of the Year Award. Organizations were judged on what they contribute to the community, who their workers are, and how involved they are. Board member Dave Donnelly points out the chapter’s involvement in … Read More >

HLAA-Whatcom County Chapter Works to Establish a Hearing Aid Bank

The HLAA-Whatcom County Chapter (Washington) which has been meeting since 2004, holds its meetings once a month on Saturday mornings. The chapter is collaborating with the Audiology Clinic at Western...The HLAA-Whatcom County Chapter (Washington) which has been meeting since 2004, holds its meetings once a month on Saturday mornings. The chapter is collaborating with the Audiology Clinic at Western Washington University to establish a hearing aid bank at WWU to serve the local community.  The chapter recently raised funds which made it possible for … Read More >

HLAA-Lakeland Chapter Receives Grants to Support Advocacy

The HLAA-Lakeland Chapter (Florida) has applied for and received grants of $1000, $1000, and $15,000 to raise funds to support a growing advocacy program to provide hearing aids and professional...The HLAA-Lakeland Chapter (Florida) has applied for and received grants of $1000, $1000, and $15,000 to raise funds to support a growing advocacy program to provide hearing aids and professional services to fit them to children ages birth to six. They plan to use their ‘hearing aid recycling program’ to provide the hearing aids.  The … Read More >

HLAA-Chattanooga Chapter Sees Success through the Unified Membership Program (UMP)

The HLAA-Chattanooga Chapter (Tennessee) is having success by promoting national HLAA membership by sharing information about the national HLAA United Membership Program (UMP). In recent months, through promotion of the...The HLAA-Chattanooga Chapter (Tennessee) is having success by promoting national HLAA membership by sharing information about the national HLAA United Membership Program (UMP). In recent months, through promotion of the UMP, the chapter has gained 30 new national members including several who had let their national membership lapse.  Promoting the UMP option in the chapter’s … Read More >