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 >

HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter and the J88 Program for Driver Safety

After a chapter program presented by a local police officer, the HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter has become involved in advocacy related to a program called J88 that identifies drivers with...After a chapter program presented by a local police officer, the HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter has become involved in advocacy related to a program called J88 that identifies drivers with hearing loss. This program allows a driver’s license holder to ask the Secretary of State’s Office to add a notation to the driver’s vehicle registration … Read More >

Let HLAA Know About Your Chapter/State Events!

If you have an upcoming event that you would like to publicize through HLAA such as an expo, special meeting, workshop, etc., please email information about the event to chapters@hearingloss.org...If you have an upcoming event that you would like to publicize through HLAA such as an expo, special meeting, workshop, etc., please email information about the event to chapters@hearingloss.org and we will make sure to include it on our Event Calendar. Please provide the following: Type of event When Where Cost  Contact A picture … Read More >

Affordable CART for HLAA Chapters and State Organizations

Great news for our Chapters and State organizations! HLAA and the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) have teamed up to provide HLAA Chapters and State Organizations affordable CART at a...Great news for our Chapters and State organizations! HLAA and the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) have teamed up to provide HLAA Chapters and State Organizations affordable CART at a significantly reduced rate. Here’s How It Works NCRA certified members must earn 30 CEUs per three-year cycle, 10 of which can be from pro bono … Read More >