HLAA Virtual Meetings

These meetings are virtual experiences where people from the hearing loss community can come together and socially connect. They are captioned online meetings using ZOOM that include a presentation from a guest speaker, question and answer exchanges from participants, hearing health tips and more. 


December 12, 2020

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November 14, 2020

Alison Freeman

Speaker: Alison Freeman, Ph.D., California State University at Northridge (CSUN)

Topic: Surviving the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Presented by: HLAA California State Association


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October 10, 2020


Speaker: Katie Wright, HLAA California State Association President

Topic: Voting Matters

Presented by: HLAA California State Association

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September 12, 2020

HLAA Executive Director, Barbara Kelley in white sweater

A Conversation with Barbara Kelley

Speaker: Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director

Topic: Connecting and Adapting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Presented by: HLAA California State Association


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July 11, 2020

Richard Einhorn sitting by a piano

Speaker: Richard Einhorn, HLAA Board of Directors Chair

Topic: A Few Tech Things That You Need to Know NOW

Special Guest: Gael Hannan – The Funny Side of Hearing Technology


Holly Cohen, HLAA member and hearing health advocate
Shari Eberts, HLAA Board Treasurer
Roxana Rotundo, HLAA Board Member


June 6, 2020

Toni Iacolucci and Elaine McCaffreyGuest Speakers: 
Toni Iacolucci, MSW
Elaine McCaffrey, Patient Advocate & Member, HLAA Board of Directors

Topic: Advocacy & Impact: Effective Communication in Health Care Settings

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May 9, 2020

Rebecca Alexander PhotoGuest Speaker: Rebecca Alexander, LCSW-R, MPH, PLLC

Topic: Breathe in Peace, Breathe out Fear: Candid Conversation during COVID with Rebecca Alexander

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April 25, 2020

Photo of Gael HannanGuest Speaker: Gael Hannan

Topic: A humorous look at the highs and lows of physically distancing with hearing loss.

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