Please Us Your Input: COVID and Hearing Loss

Please Tell Us About Your Experience COVID-19 and its Impact on the HLAA Community Take the survey today. Spread the word to your chapter members.  We’ve experienced the effects of...Please Tell Us About Your Experience COVID-19 and its Impact on the HLAA Community Take the survey today. Spread the word to your chapter members.  We’ve experienced the effects of a global health pandemic since March. After more than 40 years of regular chapter meetings coast to coast, who would have ever thought that HLAA … Read More >

FCC Announces 2020 Winners of Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility

On October 7, 2020, the FCC announced the 2020 winners of the Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA).  This FCC program, which began in 2011, is focused on...On October 7, 2020, the FCC announced the 2020 winners of the Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA).  This FCC program, which began in 2011, is focused on improving access to telecommunications and technology for people with disabilities.  Those being honored this year are national thought leaders whose sustained excellence throughout their careers … Read More >

FCC Sends 2020 CVAA Biennial Report to Congress

On October 6, 2020, the FCC submitted its fifth biennial report to Congress, as required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA).  The purpose of...On October 6, 2020, the FCC submitted its fifth biennial report to Congress, as required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA).  The purpose of the CVAA is to help ensure that individuals with disabilities are able to fully utilize emerging communications services and equipment and better access video programming. … Read More >

Register for the Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Session

Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Cochlear implants have been around for 40 years and have greatly improved the lives of recipients. Yet, despite advances in the technology and its...Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Cochlear implants have been around for 40 years and have greatly improved the lives of recipients. Yet, despite advances in the technology and its benefits, there is a lack of awareness about cochlear implants and too few adults with hearing loss, who could benefit from the devices, have access … Read More >

HLAA Members Finalists for the 2020 Focus on People Awards!

HLAA members Jerry Bergman and Matt Hay are finalists in their selective categories for the 2020 Focus on People awards program sponsored by hearing aid manufacturer Oticon. The program recognizes...HLAA members Jerry Bergman and Matt Hay are finalists in their selective categories for the 2020 Focus on People awards program sponsored by hearing aid manufacturer Oticon. The program recognizes individuals who are helping to change perceptions of what it means to live with hearing loss. Jerry Bergman – Advocacy Award Category Jerry is one … Read More >