Chapter Spotlight has been incorporated into this Chapter and State Development Blog

Congratulations to our HLAA affiliates on their many successes during the past year. HLAA Chapters are like fingerprints – alike in many ways but unique in many others. Those attributes inspire a variety of projects and participation in all parts of the country. We take great pleasure in sharing these chapter successes. To receive the blog news, be sure to sign up on any page of this website where the box appears “Subscribe to Receive HLAA News Via Email.” When Chapter news is posted, it will appear in your email, no login needed. Note: Even if you have signed up for the HLAA Chapter Blog in the past, you will need to sign up again on this new website. Don’t miss any news!

To submit a Chapter Spotlight story, please contact Spotlight Editor Julie Olson at spotlight@hearingloss.org.

HLAA Membership Dues Increase

Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t...Dear Chapter Leaders and Members, The HLAA Board of Trustees voted to increase membership dues effective as of July 1. Read the announcement from Board Chairperson Don Doherty. We haven’t raised the dues since 2008 and, as you realize, the cost of paper, printing, postage has all skyrocketed.  For those of you who print your … Read More >

“Between Sound and Silence” on Saturday, May 11 in Virginia Beach

The Play “Between Sound and Silence” – Saturday, May 11, Debuts in Virginia Beach A first-ever production based on real-life situations, workshop sessions, emails, and texts about living with hearing...The Play “Between Sound and Silence” – Saturday, May 11, Debuts in Virginia Beach A first-ever production based on real-life situations, workshop sessions, emails, and texts about living with hearing loss. The production is co-sponsored by the HLAA Virginia Beach Chapter and Access Virginia. It promises to entertain, delight, enlighten, and maybe pull on your … Read More >

IRS Filing due May 15!

Reminder to State Organizations and Chapters! IRS Filing Date is May 15- Don’t Forget! If you have not yet filed your 990, please click here for more information. It’s very important to...Reminder to State Organizations and Chapters! IRS Filing Date is May 15- Don’t Forget! If you have not yet filed your 990, please click here for more information. It’s very important to file your 990 to keep your tax-exempt status and to avoid possible revocation from the IRS. Revocation could significantly impact the chapters’ and state organizations’ … Read More >

State Organization and Chapter Leaders Registration Extended to May 31st!

Early-bird registration for State Organization and Chapter Leaders to attend HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester has been extended to May 31! We hope you take advantage of this great discount to...Early-bird registration for State Organization and Chapter Leaders to attend HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester has been extended to May 31! We hope you take advantage of this great discount to be at convention and to participate in our educational workshops, our exhibit hall, and special events. If you register by May 3, you can be … Read More >

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 >