Ann Rancourt and Rachel Stevens Selected for Hamilton Relay 2018 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award for the District of Columbia

Congratulations are in order! HLAA’s own Ann Rancourt, national Walk4Hearing manager, and Rachel Stevens, a member of the HLAA District of Columbia Chapter, were selected as the Hamilton Relay 2018...Congratulations are in order! HLAA’s own Ann Rancourt, national Walk4Hearing manager, and Rachel Stevens, a member of the HLAA District of Columbia Chapter, were selected as the Hamilton Relay 2018 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award winners for the District of Columbia. Ann and Rachel were recognized at a ceremony hosted by Hamilton Relay … Read More >

U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Airport Terminals

The U.S. Access Board’s next free monthly webinar will take place June 7 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ET) and review accessibility requirements for airports under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and...The U.S. Access Board’s next free monthly webinar will take place June 7 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ET) and review accessibility requirements for airports under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws. The session will focus on areas of special concern, including passenger loading zones, self-service ticketing kiosks, security checkpoints, boarding bridges and devices, signage, … Read More >

How Much Information Is Too Much? We Want Your Feedback!

People who are newly diagnosed with hearing loss can find vast amounts of information to help them understand it better. But is that really a good thing? When you want...People who are newly diagnosed with hearing loss can find vast amounts of information to help them understand it better. But is that really a good thing? When you want to learn all you can about hearing loss—or any other condition for that matter—an overwhelming amount of information can leave you almost as lost as … Read More >

Do You Have Questions About Hearing Assistive Technology?

Use of hearing assistive technology (HAT) is one important way for consumers to address their hearing loss. However, there is a substantial lack of understanding about available technological solutions. HAT...Use of hearing assistive technology (HAT) is one important way for consumers to address their hearing loss. However, there is a substantial lack of understanding about available technological solutions. HAT includes assistive listening systems (such as FM, hearing loop systems, and infrared), telecommunications products and services (such as captioned telephones and relay services) and alerting … Read More >

HLAA Kicks Off the 2018 Walk4Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barbara Kelley Executive Director bkelley@hearingloss.org 301.657.2248 HLAA Kicks Off the 2018 Walk4Hearing BETHESDA, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is thrilled to announce the...FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barbara Kelley Executive Director bkelley@hearingloss.org 301.657.2248 HLAA Kicks Off the 2018 Walk4Hearing BETHESDA, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2018 Walk4Hearing program. With events scheduled in 18 cities across the country, the Walk4Hearing raises awareness of hearing loss and provides strategies … Read More >

CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro to Deliver Keynote Address at HLAA2018 Convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2018 CONTACT: Nancy Macklin Director of External Affairs and Events nmacklin@hearingloss.org Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), to Deliver Keynote...FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2018 CONTACT: Nancy Macklin Director of External Affairs and Events nmacklin@hearingloss.org Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), to Deliver Keynote Address at the Hearing Loss Association of America Annual Convention HLAA2018 Convention: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, June 21-June 24, 2018   BETHESDA, MD – The Hearing Loss … Read More >

Harris Communications Supports HLAA N-CHATT Program with Hearing Assistive Technology Kits

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota – January 2018 – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers (N-CHATT)  received a generous donation from Harris Communications and several leading assistive...EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota – January 2018 – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers (N-CHATT)  received a generous donation from Harris Communications and several leading assistive technology manufacturers. Each N-CHATT trainer will receive a kit that includes a ClearSounds CLA7v2 Amplified Power Neckloop accessory for cellphones, ClearSounds Quattro 4.0 LITE adaptive Bluetooth neckloop system, Geemarc CL7350 amplified … Read More >

KDH Research & Communication Collaborates with HLAA to Develop a Website for Older Adults with Cochlear Implants

KDH Research & Communication (KDHRC), in collaboration with HLAA, is developing a website for older adults (aged 60+) with cochlear implants and their friends and family members. KDHRC is now...KDH Research & Communication (KDHRC), in collaboration with HLAA, is developing a website for older adults (aged 60+) with cochlear implants and their friends and family members. KDHRC is now recruiting older adults with at least one cochlear implant and family members or close friends to participate in a research study. Participants will review either … Read More >

Dear Abby Recommends HLAA!

DEAR ABBY: I am a 32-year-old late-deafened adult. I have been deaf in my right ear my whole life, but lost my hearing in my left ear after a tumor...DEAR ABBY: I am a 32-year-old late-deafened adult. I have been deaf in my right ear my whole life, but lost my hearing in my left ear after a tumor was removed when I was 27. I guess they are right when they say we are never fully prepared to lose things we have taken … Read More >