HLAA 2022 Convention: Online Registration Ends Friday, May 20; and Join Hearing Loss Awareness Day Baseball Game

We hope to see you at the HLAA 2022 Convention in Tampa, June 23-25. Our online registration ends on Friday, May 20. Register Today! Check out all that Tampa has...We hope to see you at the HLAA 2022 Convention in Tampa, June 23-25. Our online registration ends on Friday, May 20. Register Today! Check out all that Tampa has to offer as a summer vacation destination. Cannot join us for the full event? We have one-day registration packages available. Our HLAA Exhibit Hall is … Read More >

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Will Soon be Available to Millions of Americans

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. HLAA Helps Empower People Facing New...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. HLAA Helps Empower People Facing New Choices in Hearing Health The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing the final rules for a new class of hearing aids that will … Read More >

The Power of “CODA”

Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America The Apple TV+ film “CODA” captured the hearts of...Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America The Apple TV+ film “CODA” captured the hearts of many and was recognized as Best Picture at the Oscars. The Oscars are presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This … Read More >

Combatting Isolation: Tips to Stay “In the Loop,” Regardless of Hearing Ability

John Kinstler Outreach Marketing Manager CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. By John Kinstler, Outreach Marketing Manager, CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. is an HLAA Hear for Life Partner....John Kinstler Outreach Marketing Manager CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. By John Kinstler, Outreach Marketing Manager, CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. CapTel Captioned Telephone, Inc. is an HLAA Hear for Life Partner. CapTel is teaming with HLAA to promote hearing health and encourage more Americans to act on their hearing. We are pleased to share a guest … Read More >

What’s New at the HLAA 2022 Convention?

Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America Are you ready for some fun in the sun...Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America Are you ready for some fun in the sun in Tampa? When you aren’t inside enjoying the HLAA 2022 Convention, head outside to experience Tampa. Step outside the hotel doors and walk along the … Read More >

ASHA and HLAA Stress Need for Hearing Protection Across the Lifespan This World Hearing Day, With Millions at Risk for Preventable Damage

  Annual Awareness Day Brings New Global Standard From the World Health Organization for Safe Noise Levels at Concert Venues and Other Public Places (Rockville, MD – March 2, 2022)...  Annual Awareness Day Brings New Global Standard From the World Health Organization for Safe Noise Levels at Concert Venues and Other Public Places (Rockville, MD – March 2, 2022) With 1 in 8 children and 1 in 4 adults in the United States estimated to have hearing loss due to exposure to excessive noise, … Read More >

Why We Celebrate World Hearing Day

Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America On March 3, HLAA joins with the World Health...Carrie Johnson Senior Communications Manager Hearing Loss Association of America By Carrie Johnson, Senior Communications Manager, Hearing Loss Association of America On March 3, HLAA joins with the World Health Organization (WHO) to celebrate World Hearing Day. We join with all hearing health stakeholders globally to bring attention to the importance of hearing well for … Read More >

We All are Accessibility Leaders

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. This January, HLAA was invited by...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. This January, HLAA was invited by the CTA Foundation to participate in the Accessibility Leaders Roundtable at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The CTA Foundation is a public, … Read More >

From Rx to OTC

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. Drugs that make the jump from...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. Drugs that make the jump from prescription to Over-the-Counter (OTC)—known as the “Rx-to-OTC switch”—go through a data-driven, scientifically robust evaluation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Medicines that make this … Read More >

Be Careful, The Children are Listening

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. About five years ago a high...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America By Barbara Kelley, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America Follow Barbara on Twitter, @Bkelley_HLAA. About five years ago a high school senior, let’s call him Ryan to protect his identity, did some volunteer hours at the HLAA office. Ryan was a smart kid, good character, … Read More >