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 >

Bryan Martinez Exemplifies Why Young People Are Our Hope for the Future

For nearly 25 years HLAA has honored outstanding young adults at the annual HLAA Convention. Recipients of this award represent the future and longevity of the HLAA mission through their...For nearly 25 years HLAA has honored outstanding young adults at the annual HLAA Convention. Recipients of this award represent the future and longevity of the HLAA mission through their community engagement, betterment of the hearing loss community, and incredible achievements at such a young age. This year, HLAA is delighted to honor two deserving … Read More >

Consumer Protection Bill for People with Hearing Loss Signed by New Mexico Governor

With her signature on House Bill 48, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico has guaranteed that hearing aid buyers will now be counseled in telecoil technology, which allows hearing...With her signature on House Bill 48, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico has guaranteed that hearing aid buyers will now be counseled in telecoil technology, which allows hearing aids to connect wirelessly to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant assistive listening systems. HB 48 was developed by the Committee for Communication Access in … Read More >

Ring in Spring with the 2019 HLAA Walk4Hearing

BETHESDA, Md. – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is pleased to announce the start of the 2019 Walk4Hearing, now in its fourteenth year. With events taking place across...BETHESDA, Md. – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is pleased to announce the start of the 2019 Walk4Hearing, now in its fourteenth year. With events taking place across the country throughout the spring and fall, the Walk4Hearing is the largest of its kind to create awareness about hearing loss. In an effort to … 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 >

Join Us at HLAA2019 Convention as We Say Cheers to 40 Years!

Bethesda, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us for an experience to remember as we celebrate our 40th anniversary at the HLAA2019 Convention, being held June 20-23...Bethesda, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us for an experience to remember as we celebrate our 40th anniversary at the HLAA2019 Convention, being held June 20-23 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in beautiful Rochester, New York. Presented by CapTel Captioned Telephone, the Convention offers the opportunity to meet other people with … Read More >

HLAA Chapter Leaders: Meet Ann from California at HLAA2019 Convention

Meet Ann from California Leadership Workshop at HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York Fundraising, Branding and other Business Tools for Nonprofits Get your ducks in a row to engage in...Meet Ann from California Leadership Workshop at HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York Fundraising, Branding and other Business Tools for Nonprofits Get your ducks in a row to engage in fundraising for your HLAA Chapter or state organization. Welcome HLAA leaders or those interested in HLAA Chapters! Plan to arrive by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, … Read More >

HLAA to Honor Kierstyn “Kiki” Kuehnle with an Outstanding Young Adult Award at HLAA2019 Convention

Since 1995 HLAA has recognized an outstanding young adult who has contributed their valuable time and effort to furthering the mission of HLAA. These young people help engage their community...Since 1995 HLAA has recognized an outstanding young adult who has contributed their valuable time and effort to furthering the mission of HLAA. These young people help engage their community and bring their peers together to strengthen and support each other. We honor these individuals for all their hard work and dedication; they are the … Read More >

Leaders: Meet Bert from Denmark

Leaders: Meet Bert from Denmark Leadership Workshop at HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York Plan to arrive by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, to attend a special HLAA Chapter...Leaders: Meet Bert from Denmark Leadership Workshop at HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York Plan to arrive by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, to attend a special HLAA Chapter leadership session on the Ida Institute Resources for HLAA Chapter Activities.  The Ida Institute in Denmark has developed resources for HLAA Chapters to be used as … Read More >