Happy Holidays from Executive Director Barbara Kelley

Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, December and the holiday season motivates me to reflect on all the good things over the years. When I do, I think of all of...Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, December and the holiday season motivates me to reflect on all the good things over the years. When I do, I think of all of you — the volunteers in chapters across the country. Our mission of information, education, support and advocacy is fully alive in HLAA Chapters because of … Read More >

HLAA2019 Registration for Chapter and State Leaders – Now Open!

Registration for HLAA Chapter and State leaders is now open! Leaders/delegates will find information about registering for HLAA2019 Convention on the Convention Registration page. Chapter leaders may register up to five...Registration for HLAA Chapter and State leaders is now open! Leaders/delegates will find information about registering for HLAA2019 Convention on the Convention Registration page. Chapter leaders may register up to five chapter members (four leaders and one delegate) at the discounted rate by downloading the State/Chapter Leader & Delegate Registration Form. Early-bird registration ends on March … Read More >

Submit Your Chapter Scholarship Stories to Hearing Life!

Hearing Life wants to hear about chapter scholarships! Chapter leaders, there are only a few days left to submit stories to Hearing Life regarding chapter scholarships! We invite chapters who have had success with...Hearing Life wants to hear about chapter scholarships! Chapter leaders, there are only a few days left to submit stories to Hearing Life regarding chapter scholarships! We invite chapters who have had success with scholarship programs to submit short articles regarding these scholarships to be included in the January/February issue. We are looking for information on when scholarships were … Read More >

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day!  As we observe Veterans Day this year, HLAA would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all of the men an women who currently serve or...Happy Veterans Day!  As we observe Veterans Day this year, HLAA would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all of the men an women who currently serve or have served our country. HLAA is excited to announce the launch of the first ever virtual chapter, specifically for Veteran members (and caregivers)!  Members of … Read More >

Happy Halloween HLAA Chapters!

Happy Halloween HLAA Chapter and State Leaders! Thank you to all who took our Chapter Website Survey earlier this month. All survey respondents were entered in a raffle to win...Happy Halloween HLAA Chapter and State Leaders! Thank you to all who took our Chapter Website Survey earlier this month. All survey respondents were entered in a raffle to win one-complimentary early-bird registration to HLAA Convention. The raffle winner has been notified, we thank you all for participating and offering feedback about your chapter’s websites! Call … Read More >

Chapter Website Survey

Thank you to all HLAA Chapter and State leaders who took our website survey last week! The survey is now closed and we thank you all for your feedback, which...Thank you to all HLAA Chapter and State leaders who took our website survey last week! The survey is now closed and we thank you all for your feedback, which will be extremely helpful as we discuss some ways in which we can assist HLAA Chapters and State Organizations in their marketing efforts. Everyone who … Read More >

Friendly reminders for HLAA Chapters and State Organizations

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 Awards Nomination Packet is … Read More >

Website and Social Media Survey for HLAA Chapters and State Organizations

HLAA Chapter and State Leaders, We would like to ask for your help in gathering information regarding your HLAA Chapter or State Organization’s online communications efforts as they relate to...HLAA Chapter and State Leaders, We would like to ask for your help in gathering information regarding your HLAA Chapter or State Organization’s online communications efforts as they relate to your website and social media presence. Your participation in this survey would be appreciated even if you don’t have a website or use social media. … Read More >

NCRA Issues Press Releases on Automatic Speech Recognition Captioning

The NCRA’s Captioning Regulatory Policy Committee met earlier this month to address the issue of automatic speech recognition (ASR). Read more about the NCRA’s stance on ASR captions and what...The NCRA’s Captioning Regulatory Policy Committee met earlier this month to address the issue of automatic speech recognition (ASR). Read more about the NCRA’s stance on ASR captions and what actions you can take if you notice subpar captions (automated or otherwise) on your TV broadcasts. Find the full press release here. CEO Marcia Ferranto also … Read More >

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 >