Table of Contents
Message from the Executive Director
By Barbara Kelley
Reckoning Technology with People.
There’s Strength in Our Numbers—The Power of Chapter Advocacy
By Lise Hamlin and Erin Mirante
Chapters in New York City, Central Virginia, Oklahoma City, and Washington D.C. have proven that advocacy works, even if it’s through the efforts of just a small group of committed people.
Adapt and Change—Strategies and Tactics for Attracting New Members to Your Chapter
By Katy Kuczek
Attracting new chapter members—and retaining them as future advocates and dedicated volunteers—is a daunting task. Passionate leadership can only go so far.
The Boys from Brooklyn—A Story of Hard Work, Love and Compassion
By Brad Ingrao
Just a couple of regular guys from Brooklyn, who also happened to be amazing mentors, are the reason Dr. Ingrao became the man he is today.
A Guide to Internet Captioning of Your Favorite Shows, Movies, News and Social Content
By John H. Capobianco
The captioned world is expanding. Yet, there is still a major arena that can seem like the Wild West when it comes to captioning: the internet.
It’s Never Too Late
By Kay Tyberg
No matter what age someone is they can embrace the need to socialize and still be an active part of the family and community.
Beauty in the Sound / Of Hearing
By Alyssa Blackmer / By Christy Gavitt
Two beautiful poems just for people with hearing loss.
HLAA News and Updates
By Nancy Macklin
The Brand New hearingloss.org Is Live!
By Niaz Siasi
Save the Date!
By Ronnie Adler and Ann Rancourt
Take a Walk with Us, Won’t You?
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