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-Chattanooga Chapter Sees Success through the Unified Membership Program (UMP)

The HLAA-Chattanooga Chapter (Tennessee) is having success by promoting national HLAA membership by sharing information about the national HLAA United Membership Program (UMP). In recent months, through promotion of the...The HLAA-Chattanooga Chapter (Tennessee) is having success by promoting national HLAA membership by sharing information about the national HLAA United Membership Program (UMP). In recent months, through promotion of the UMP, the chapter has gained 30 new national members including several who had let their national membership lapse.  Promoting the UMP option in the chapter’s … Read More >

HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter and the J88 Program for Driver Safety

After a chapter program presented by a local police officer, the HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter has become involved in advocacy related to a program called J88 that identifies drivers with...After a chapter program presented by a local police officer, the HLAA-Chicago North Shore Chapter has become involved in advocacy related to a program called J88 that identifies drivers with hearing loss. This program allows a driver’s license holder to ask the Secretary of State’s Office to add a notation to the driver’s vehicle registration … Read More >

Let HLAA Know About Your Chapter/State Events!

If you have an upcoming event that you would like to publicize through HLAA such as an expo, special meeting, workshop, etc., please email information about the event to chapters@hearingloss.org...If you have an upcoming event that you would like to publicize through HLAA such as an expo, special meeting, workshop, etc., please email information about the event to chapters@hearingloss.org and we will make sure to include it on our Event Calendar. Please provide the following: Type of event When Where Cost  Contact A picture … Read More >

Affordable CART for HLAA Chapters and State Organizations

Great news for our Chapters and State organizations! HLAA and the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) have teamed up to provide HLAA Chapters and State Organizations affordable CART at a...Great news for our Chapters and State organizations! HLAA and the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) have teamed up to provide HLAA Chapters and State Organizations affordable CART at a significantly reduced rate. Here’s How It Works NCRA certified members must earn 30 CEUs per three-year cycle, 10 of which can be from pro bono … Read More >

“Dear Abby” Thinks HLAA Chapters are Pretty Terrific

Dear HLAA Chapter Leaders and Members,   I was informed that this Saturday, February 10, Dear Abby’s syndicated column features a letter from someone with a hearing loss who is...Dear HLAA Chapter Leaders and Members,   I was informed that this Saturday, February 10, Dear Abby’s syndicated column features a letter from someone with a hearing loss who is not adjusting well. Dear Abby recommends that the writer seek out an HLAA Chapter for support by visiting our website, hearingloss.org   We will prepare … Read More >