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Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders

HLAA is presenting Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders in the next few months. Here are the workshops scheduled for July. We hope you can join us online.   July...HLAA is presenting Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders in the next few months. Here are the workshops scheduled for July. We hope you can join us online.   July 16, 2020 2 pm ET Branding and Business Tools for HLAA Leaders Presenter: Ann Thomas, HLAA Brand Ambassador and President, Diablo Valley Chapter, California Marketing … Read More >

FCC Grants Conditional Certification to Clarity Products to Provide IP CTS Using Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)

On June 4, 2020, the FCC granted conditional certification to Clarity Products, LLC to provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service using only automatic speech recognition technology without the aid of...On June 4, 2020, the FCC granted conditional certification to Clarity Products, LLC to provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service using only automatic speech recognition technology without the aid of communications assistants.  The service will be available via the over-the-top application CaptionMate. Conditional Certification Order: URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/clarity-certified-automatic-speech-recognition-ip-cts-provider Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-587A1.docx PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-587A1.pdf Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-587A1.txt News Release: … Read More >

Reminder to Chapter and State Leaders: Conflict of Interest Policy

Dear Chapter and State Leaders, HLAA leaders are great researchers and sharers of information and resources, especially in this time of the pandemic, but we have to be careful how...Dear Chapter and State Leaders, HLAA leaders are great researchers and sharers of information and resources, especially in this time of the pandemic, but we have to be careful how we present this information. Here is an excerpt from Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director, from a past Chapter Blog post to remind you of our … Read More >

HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting on 6/16

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on June 16, 2020 at 8 pm ET (US and Canada).   Featured presentation:...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on June 16, 2020 at 8 pm ET (US and Canada).   Featured presentation: Thank you for your service: A review of V.A. Services Guest speaker: Brad Ingrao, AuD   The Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest single … Read More >

Video Conferencing Platforms Feature Matrix

*developed with a consensus by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind consumer advocacy organizations and subject matter experts*developed with a consensus by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind consumer advocacy organizations and subject matter experts Read More >