HLAA2020 Convention is Cancelled

Dear HLAA Members and Supporters, When the coronavirus hit in early March, we had hopes that we could still hold the HLAA2020 Convention this June. Like you, we were watching...Dear HLAA Members and Supporters, When the coronavirus hit in early March, we had hopes that we could still hold the HLAA2020 Convention this June. Like you, we were watching the news and listening to guidelines from the CDC. It quickly became clear that cancelling this event that we all look forward to was a … Read More >

Share Your Story

Share Your Story                           Reach out and inspire others. Share your story about your hearing journey, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now! Spring 2020 People with hearing loss are isolated enough,...Share Your Story                           Reach out and inspire others. Share your story about your hearing journey, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now! Spring 2020 People with hearing loss are isolated enough, now add the isolation that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing. We are social distancing, staying at home, resulting in more isolation. Send us a brief … Read More >

Q&A with Dr. Michael Harvey: What Nelson Mandela and Others Teach Us About Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation

Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides training and guidance on mental health issues and people with hearing loss. View him on the HLAA captioned webinar that...Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides training and guidance on mental health issues and people with hearing loss. View him on the HLAA captioned webinar that aired on March 24, 2020.  Dr. Harvey is also a regular contributor to Hearing Life, HLAA’s bimonthly magazine. Join HLAA to receive the magazine. Also, … Read More >

Meeting Platforms and Automatic Speech Recognition Options for State and Chapter Leaders

Dear State and Chapter Leaders, I appreciate and applaud the recent hard decisions that were made by state and chapter leaders to halt their face to face meetings to ensure...Dear State and Chapter Leaders, I appreciate and applaud the recent hard decisions that were made by state and chapter leaders to halt their face to face meetings to ensure the safety and well-being of all members involved with the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic. I’m amazed at how leaders are true examples of self-help, … Read More >

Coronavirus and HLAA Events

Dear HLAA Community, I want to let you know we are thinking of you and doing everything we can to serve you in this challenging time. As you are, we...Dear HLAA Community, I want to let you know we are thinking of you and doing everything we can to serve you in this challenging time. As you are, we here at HLAA are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and find ourselves having to make some changes to our events and activities. Please know that … Read More >

Looking for fun activities for the kids to do while stuck inside?

      Have kids enter the Walk with Joss Kids Contest for a chance to win American Girl’s Doll of the Year, Joss Kendrick. Joss is a competitive athlete...      Have kids enter the Walk with Joss Kids Contest for a chance to win American Girl’s Doll of the Year, Joss Kendrick. Joss is a competitive athlete born with hearing loss who doesn’t let anything get in her way! Kids, learn about Joss’s inspiring story and tell us in a drawing or … Read More >

Walk4Hearing Online Celebrations

Walk4Hearing is a wonderful celebration and centerpiece of the HLAA community. Working together, we can keep our community together at a time when being connected is more important than ever....Walk4Hearing is a wonderful celebration and centerpiece of the HLAA community. Working together, we can keep our community together at a time when being connected is more important than ever. Learn more at walk4hearing.org Read More >

CDC EPIC Webinar on March 18 at 1 p.m. ET: Answering 20 Questions about COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 is rapidly changing, creating a significant challenge for U.S. public health departments, schools, community organizations, and the public. This special webinar from CDC EPIC will discuss...The outbreak of COVID-19 is rapidly changing, creating a significant challenge for U.S. public health departments, schools, community organizations, and the public. This special webinar from CDC EPIC will discuss the current state of the outbreak, what CDC is doing to respond to the outbreak, and how partners, organizations, and the public can help. Closed … Read More >

How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Last?

Hearing aid batteries are an important consideration for anyone looking to purchase a new pair of hearing aids. Hearing Tracker founder Abram Bailey, AuD, recently surveyed over 1000 hearing aids...Hearing aid batteries are an important consideration for anyone looking to purchase a new pair of hearing aids. Hearing Tracker founder Abram Bailey, AuD, recently surveyed over 1000 hearing aids wearers to help get a better idea of how long hearing aid batteries really last. Participants were asked about their battery size, their hearing aid … Read More >

HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss  

HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss   (ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 2, 2020) As the global health...HLAA and ASHA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss   (ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 2, 2020) As the global health community prepares to mark World Hearing Day on March 3, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) are encouraging all Americans to prioritize … Read More >