FCC Invites Comment on Proposed Metrics for Captioned Telephone Services

The FCC released a notice of rulemaking that is open to the public for comment. HLAA filed comments alongside other organizations representing consumers. Reply comments will be accepted until April...The FCC released a notice of rulemaking that is open to the public for comment. HLAA filed comments alongside other organizations representing consumers. Reply comments will be accepted until April 2. The FCC’s notice follows: Comments due:  March 3, 2021 Reply comments due:  April 2, 2021 On October 2, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) … Read More >

HLAA Urges DOT to Make Transportation Accessible

HLAA filed comments with the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation for FY 2021-2025 on February 16, 2021. We reminded noted the DOT that their Strategic...HLAA filed comments with the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation for FY 2021-2025 on February 16, 2021. We reminded noted the DOT that their Strategic Plan did not include solutions that can have a profound effect on the ability of people with hearing loss to understand communications and allow us … Read More >

Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase Event (April 7 and April 14)

Disability:IN Inclusion Works announces a virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase event with top ranking Fortune/Global 500 tech employers on April 7 and April 14. Register by April 2. Hosted in...Disability:IN Inclusion Works announces a virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase event with top ranking Fortune/Global 500 tech employers on April 7 and April 14. Register by April 2. Hosted in partnership with Facebook, the Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase is an opportunity for candidates with disabilities to learn from businesses that are seeking to recruit … Read More >

Save the Dates for HLAA Chapter Development Workshops

SAVE THE DATES Thursday, March 25, 2021 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021 PRESENTERS Ann Thomas, HLAA Brand Ambassador HLAA Diablo Valley Chapter President Alan Katsura, HLAA California...SAVE THE DATES Thursday, March 25, 2021 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021 PRESENTERS Ann Thomas, HLAA Brand Ambassador HLAA Diablo Valley Chapter President Alan Katsura, HLAA California State Association Board Member Diablo Valley Chapter IT support and moderator HLAA Tech Groups.io SESSIONS 1-3, SETTING UP AND USING ZOOM These sessions will help … Read More >

HLAA Hosting a Webinar (April 8) and Convening a Meeting (May 25) with Permission from the FDA

HLAA will convene and host a Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting with permission from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on sensorineural hearing loss and its impact on daily life. All...HLAA will convene and host a Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting with permission from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on sensorineural hearing loss and its impact on daily life. All are welcome to attend. This session will be free and open to all. Look for more information to come. We will also hold an HLAA webinar on … Read More >