Webinar: How Hearing Better Leads to Living Better on May 14

Presenter: Sara Burdak, Au.D., Chief Audiology Officer, Starkey Hearing Technologies Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern Time Product Showcase Webinar Starkey Hearing Technologies HLAA...Presenter: Sara Burdak, Au.D., Chief Audiology Officer, Starkey Hearing Technologies Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern Time Product Showcase Webinar Starkey Hearing Technologies HLAA is pleased to bring you industry product showcases online. To find out how your company can be included in the product showcase, email Justin Wolfe … Read More >

Communications & Medical Access in the Hospital During Disasters: Temporary Recommendations for Hospitals and Medical Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical...*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical treatment amid the COVID-19 crisis and medical professionals serving them may encounter significant barriers to communication. We estimate that up to approximately 650,0001 Americans who … Read More >

How Do I Communicate with Doctors, Nurses, and Staff at the Hospital During COVID-19?

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how will you be able to talk to doctors, nurses and others at the hospital? This guide is to help you get ready for your hospital...During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how will you be able to talk to doctors, nurses and others at the hospital? This guide is to help you get ready for your hospital visit.  Going to the hospital will be very different during the pandemic.  In normal times, hospitals must give services that help you understand what is … Read More >

New Recordings Added!

Please check out the latest additions to our website!    HLAA National Virtual Meetings Community Page Here you will find upcoming virtual meetings and recordings of previous ones. Watch the...Please check out the latest additions to our website!    HLAA National Virtual Meetings Community Page Here you will find upcoming virtual meetings and recordings of previous ones. Watch the 4/25 recording with guest speaker, Gael Hannan! Our next HLAA National Virtual Meeting is this Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2 pm ET. See more … Read More >

Florida State Association Online Get Together with Chapter Leaders

HLAA Florida State Association had a Zoom meeting yesterday to meet with local chapter leaders and had guests from HLAA New York State Association, Gallaudet University and HLAA National. Debbe...HLAA Florida State Association had a Zoom meeting yesterday to meet with local chapter leaders and had guests from HLAA New York State Association, Gallaudet University and HLAA National. Debbe Hagner, acting interim president organized a Zoom Get Together to encourage leaders to view the Zoom online meeting platform to see what the online experience … Read More >

HLAA State and Chapter Leaders Virtual Meeting – May 15, 2020 2 pm ET

We encourage state and chapter leaders to attend the HLAA State and Chapter Leaders Virtual Meeting on May 15, 2020 at 2 pm ET. HLAA Staff will be on hand...We encourage state and chapter leaders to attend the HLAA State and Chapter Leaders Virtual Meeting on May 15, 2020 at 2 pm ET. HLAA Staff will be on hand to discuss any new updates and be available to help answer questions and address concerns that state and chapter leaders may have during this COVID-19 … Read More >

HLAA National Virtual Meeting: May 9

Please join a free, captioned, virtual get together for the hearing loss community. Come ready to socially connect while we are physically distant. The captioned Zoom meeting will include a...Please join a free, captioned, virtual get together for the hearing loss community. Come ready to socially connect while we are physically distant. The captioned Zoom meeting will include a presentation from our speaker plus ample time for questions and conversation. Topic: Breathe in Peace, Breathe out Fear: Candid Conversation during COVID with Rebecca Alexander … Read More >

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the leading consumer organization, is pleased to be part of this public service campaign to educate people about hearing health, the importance of hearing...The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the leading consumer organization, is pleased to be part of this public service campaign to educate people about hearing health, the importance of hearing tests and what to do about hearing loss. Below are some great resources containing important information to be used not only during Better Hearing and … Read More >

Webinar: Audiological Care and COVID-19 on April 29

Audiological Care and COVID-19: The Current Climate, Hearing Treatment Alternatives, and the Future of Audiology Presenter: Cliff Olson, Au.D. Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Time: 4 p.m. – 5 p.m....Audiological Care and COVID-19: The Current Climate, Hearing Treatment Alternatives, and the Future of Audiology Presenter: Cliff Olson, Au.D. Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Time: 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss Wednesday’s free captioned webinar featuring Dr. Cliff Olson, audiologist and founder of Applied Hearing Solutions, who will be presenting Audiological Care and COVID-19: … Read More >

HLAA Keeps Our Community Together with Online Events

Click here or on the picture for HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley’s message about keeping people with hearing loss together during this global health emergency. Keep up to date with...Click here or on the picture for HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley’s message about keeping people with hearing loss together during this global health emergency. Keep up to date with all the news by subscribing to the free, online Hearing Life e-News. [Note: just because you’re receiving this news item doesn’t mean you have signed … Read More >