Table of Contents

How it All Began! The Origins of the Living Well With Hearing Loss Program

By Sam Trychin

Getting people talking about their hearing loss and finding solutions to communications was the beginning of what we know today about research and aural rehabilitation programs


A Love Story ― Audiologist Meets Psychologist

By Janet Trychin

Janet Trychin shares how her husband breathed new life and meaning into her career.

Seen & Heard: Betty Proctor

Should I Get a Hearing Aid?

By Mark Ross

If you have to ask this question, then the answer is probably yes.

Walking with You: My Journey as the Walk4Hearing Ambassador

By Katherine A. Pawlowski

A motivated eight-year-old girl shares her experiences.

Beyond the Hearing Aid and the Cochlear Implant

By Don Senger

You just got a hearing aid and you say, “I can hear but I can’t understand?”

Resources Worth Their Weight in Gold

By Larry Medwetsky

Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring Program trains HLAA members to be peer mentors to others with hearing loss.

Something Extraordinary Has Happened! … and It’s all About the People

By Julie Olson

As we enter into our year-long 35th commemoration of HLAA’s founding, Julie Olson looks at the highlights and what they mean to people with hearing loss.


HLAA Convention 2015 in St. Louis

By Nancy Macklin

Here’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss.

Welcome Back to the Movies

By Lise Hamlin

HLAA’s work on movie theater access for people with hearing loss.

Continuing to Build Awareness with New Audiences

By Anna Gilmore Hall

There are 48 million people with hearing loss in the country, but HLAA helps one person at a time live successfully with his or her hearing loss.