Lise Hamlin Receives Distinguished Award

Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at the Hearing Loss Association of America received the Karen Peltz Strauss Public Policy Award on August 16, 2019, at the TDI Biennial Conference....Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at the Hearing Loss Association of America received the Karen Peltz Strauss Public Policy Award on August 16, 2019, at the TDI Biennial Conference. The award was presented by the award’s namesake Karen Peltz Strauss, disability advocate and former deputy chief of the consumer and governmental affairs bureau of … Read More >

Action Alert! Improve the Quality of Live TV Captions —Your Comments Needed by September 13!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Groups and Researchers Call on the FCC to Improve the Quality of Live Captions On July 31, Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of...Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Groups and Researchers Call on the FCC to Improve the Quality of Live Captions On July 31, Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA), the Cerebral … Read More >

Ida Institute Convenes Leading Actors in Hearing Care

Ida Institute Convenes Leading Actors in Hearing Care for the Inaugural Meeting of the Person-Centered Hearing Network The Ida Institute will convene the inaugural meeting of the Person-Centered Hearing Network...Ida Institute Convenes Leading Actors in Hearing Care for the Inaugural Meeting of the Person-Centered Hearing Network The Ida Institute will convene the inaugural meeting of the Person-Centered Hearing Network (PCHN) on August 26-28 in Skodsborg, Denmark. HLAA is a member of the PCHN. The meeting will bring together representatives of leading patient organizations, educational … Read More >

Share Your TV Experiences with Captioning

Share Your TV Viewing Experiences A TV service provider along with Horowitz Research wants to better understand the needs of TV viewers with different hearing needs in order to help...Share Your TV Viewing Experiences A TV service provider along with Horowitz Research wants to better understand the needs of TV viewers with different hearing needs in order to help provide more accessible features with their entertainment platform. Please complete this short survey. It should not take more than 10 minutes and all information given … Read More >

Important News About the FCC and Hearing-Aid-Compatible Phones

FCC Establishes Hearing Aid Compatibility Certification and Compliance Deadlines On August 8, 2019, the FCC announced two deadlines for hearing aid compatibility (HAC) compliance.  No later than September 3, 2019: ...FCC Establishes Hearing Aid Compatibility Certification and Compliance Deadlines On August 8, 2019, the FCC announced two deadlines for hearing aid compatibility (HAC) compliance.  No later than September 3, 2019:  Wireless service providers must post on their websites expanded information about their handsets’ HAC capabilities and retain records on the HAC capabilities of handsets that … Read More >