Calling All Chapters! Help Support the Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter!

Calling on All HLAA Chapters: We Need Your Help The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter meets online monthly (via video conferencing software but you can still participate by phone...Calling on All HLAA Chapters: We Need Your Help The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter meets online monthly (via video conferencing software but you can still participate by phone if you don’t have a personal computer). The chapter’s mission is to provide education, be an advocate for veterans with hearing loss and other auditory … Read More >

hearOclub wants to help HLAA Chapters!

hearOclub wants to help HLAA Chapters spread the word about this membership benefit for HLAA members!   HLAA introduced the hearOclub program this past year and wanted to remind our...hearOclub wants to help HLAA Chapters spread the word about this membership benefit for HLAA members!   HLAA introduced the hearOclub program this past year and wanted to remind our chapters of this great program which offers an exclusive deal for HLAA members! This program can help encourage new members to join HLAA and can … Read More >

HLAA2020 Awards Nominations Are Open!

Be Part of Honoring HLAA’s Finest! Nominations are now OPEN for the HLAA2020 Awards, which will be presented at the HLAA2020 Convention in New Orleans, June 18-21, 2020. The HLAA2020 Awards Nomination...Be Part of Honoring HLAA’s Finest! Nominations are now OPEN for the HLAA2020 Awards, which will be presented at the HLAA2020 Convention in New Orleans, June 18-21, 2020. The HLAA2020 Awards Nomination Package is available now for download. DOWNLOAD NOMINATIONS PACKET         DOWNLOAD FORM ONLY Submissions are due December 6, 2019. We will notify selected nominees and nominators by email in … Read More >

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

During National Protect Your Hearing Month this October, encourage your family and friends to use hearing protection so they can enjoy the sounds they love for a lifetime. Recognize the...During National Protect Your Hearing Month this October, encourage your family and friends to use hearing protection so they can enjoy the sounds they love for a lifetime. Recognize the importance of hearing health with the Friends of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and Noisy … Read More >

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 >