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Speak Up Librarian

By Sarah Wegley

After a diagnosis of hearing loss in mid-career, the author finds herself on one adventure after another.

Back to School: Hearing Aid Checklist for Parents with Children with Hearing Loss

By Anna Bella and Suzanne D’Amico

Don’t forget the basics!


Mobile Device Apps for People with Hearing Loss

By Larry Medwetsky

Explore the world of smartphone apps for people with hearing loss


The Smart Hearing Aid Revolution

By Eric Banda

Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated and feature-rich than ever.

Hearing Loss: The Military’s Silent Injury

By Guard Your Health

In just the last few years, hearing loss among service members has risen substantially. Tinnitus and hearing loss are the two most prevalent service-related injuries.

HLAA Convention 2015 Wrap-Up

By Nancy Macklin

HLAA is Working for You – Rail Access

By Lise Hamlin

HLAA’s role is to provide communication access recommendations for rail cars.

Harnessing the Power of Technology

By Barbara Kelley

Meet Ingebord and Irwin Hochmair, inventors of the MED-EL cochlear implant.

Seen & Heard

Chameen Stratton

It’s a Marathon, Not a Race

By Anna Gilmore Hall

Communication within a family, regardless of your family situation, can be challenging—just ask my husband and sons! At HLAA we know that hearing loss affects the entire family every single day. We provide individuals and their families support and strategies for living successfully with hearing loss.