Have You Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today?

Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters...Have You (We) Thanked Your HLAA Chapter Today? HLAA Chapters meet in communities across the country. May is typically the final month to hold meetings for many of our chapters who take the summer off and start back up in the fall. The HLAA Board of Trustees and staff want to say thank you for … Read More >

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop

New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA...New England HLAA Chapters Turn Out for All-Day Workshop May 17, 2019: People came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont for a day of learning and dialog. HLAA Central Massachusetts Chapter Leader Beth Wilson, Ph.D., and members of that chapter organized the event at the Northborough (MA) Public Library. Kevin Franck, Ph.D., HLAA … Read More >

New HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub!

State and Chapter Leaders! Please note the upcoming HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub – Avoiding ‘Hearing Emergencies’. We encourage you to attend and learn about this exciting program benefit...State and Chapter Leaders! Please note the upcoming HLAA Webinar – Intro to hearOclub – Avoiding ‘Hearing Emergencies’. We encourage you to attend and learn about this exciting program benefit for HLAA national members. This program is a great incentive to help encourage HLAA national membership. Click here for more information: HLAA Webinar – Intro … Read More >

HLAA Membership Dues Increase

Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t...Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t raised the dues since 2008 and, as you realize, the cost of paper, printing, postage has all skyrocketed.  For those of you who print your … Read More >

“Between Sound and Silence” on Saturday, May 11 in Virginia Beach

The Play “Between Sound and Silence” – Saturday, May 11, Debuts in Virginia Beach A first-ever production based on real-life situations, workshop sessions, emails, and texts about living with hearing...The Play “Between Sound and Silence” – Saturday, May 11, Debuts in Virginia Beach A first-ever production based on real-life situations, workshop sessions, emails, and texts about living with hearing loss. The production is co-sponsored by the HLAA Virginia Beach Chapter and Access Virginia. It promises to entertain, delight, enlighten, and maybe pull on your … Read More >

IRS Filing due May 15!

Reminder to State Organizations and Chapters! IRS Filing Date is May 15- Don’t Forget! If you have not yet filed your 990, please click here for more information. It’s very important to...Reminder to State Organizations and Chapters! IRS Filing Date is May 15- Don’t Forget! If you have not yet filed your 990, please click here for more information. It’s very important to file your 990 to keep your tax-exempt status and to avoid possible revocation from the IRS. Revocation could significantly impact the chapters’ and state organizations’ … Read More >

State Organization and Chapter Leaders Registration Extended to May 31st!

Early-bird registration for State Organization and Chapter Leaders to attend HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester has been extended to May 31! We hope you take advantage of this great discount to...Early-bird registration for State Organization and Chapter Leaders to attend HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester has been extended to May 31! We hope you take advantage of this great discount to be at convention and to participate in our educational workshops, our exhibit hall, and special events. If you register by May 3, you can be … Read More >

Don’t Let Science Scare You! Come to the HLAA2019 Research Symposium

Don’t Let Science Scare You! HLAA2019 Convention: Research Symposium on The Latest in Genetics and Hearing Loss  Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. – Noon World-renowned experts are tuned up to...Don’t Let Science Scare You! HLAA2019 Convention: Research Symposium on The Latest in Genetics and Hearing Loss  Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. – Noon World-renowned experts are tuned up to make their research come alive for you. There will also be break-out sessions with the scientists and follow-up workshops—one from a genetic counselor and one … Read More >

Welcome New Staff: HLAA National Chapter and Membership Coordinator

Welcome New Staff: HLAA National Chapter and Membership Coordinator April 8, 2019, Bethesda, MD: Carla Beyer-Smolin is the new HLAA national chapter and membership coordinator. HLAA Chapters can look to...Welcome New Staff: HLAA National Chapter and Membership Coordinator April 8, 2019, Bethesda, MD: Carla Beyer-Smolin is the new HLAA national chapter and membership coordinator. HLAA Chapters can look to her for support and for guidance in starting new chapters. Executive Director Barbara Kelley says, “Carla is uniquely qualified for this position. She was part … Read More >

The Challenge is On

Join Your Fellow HLAA Chapters to Fund Convention Scholarships The HLAA Montgomery County (MD) Chapter and the HLAA Sun Lakes (AZ) Chapter have provided scholarships to the HLAA2019 Convention this June....Join Your Fellow HLAA Chapters to Fund Convention Scholarships The HLAA Montgomery County (MD) Chapter and the HLAA Sun Lakes (AZ) Chapter have provided scholarships to the HLAA2019 Convention this June. Both chapters have used proceeds from their participation in the Walk4Hearing to fund the scholarships. The Montgomery County Chapter says, “We are providing two scholarships … Read More >