A Note From HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley on Member Benefits

February 12, 2019 Dear HLAA Members, At HLAA we are passionate about staying true to our mission of providing information, education, support and advocacy to people with hearing loss. We...February 12, 2019 Dear HLAA Members, At HLAA we are passionate about staying true to our mission of providing information, education, support and advocacy to people with hearing loss. We do this through a variety of means, including Hearing Life magazine, the Walk4Hearing, the HLAA annual convention, our network of HLAA Chapters and the many … Read More >

Public Policy in D.C. — Today’s News

  It’s a rainy day here in Washington, D.C., but that didn’t thwart a one-on-one meeting with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. We enjoyed a cup of coffee together at the new...  It’s a rainy day here in Washington, D.C., but that didn’t thwart a one-on-one meeting with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. We enjoyed a cup of coffee together at the new Signing Starbucks. You can feel good about being part of HLAA when the FCC wants to hear directly from us about what is important to our … Read More >

FCC Updates Hearing Aid Compatibility Reporting Requirements

In a unanimous vote November 15, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Report and Order that will give consumers and the Commission better access to information about the...In a unanimous vote November 15, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Report and Order that will give consumers and the Commission better access to information about the availability of hearing aid compatible (HAC) wireless handsets.  The Report and Order eliminated the annual wireless HAC reporting requirements (Form 655) for service providers. It … Read More >

HLAA Files Comments with FCC Regarding IP CTS

HLAA and several national consumer organizations as well as research organizations filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding IP CTS (Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Services). HLAA spearheaded these...HLAA and several national consumer organizations as well as research organizations filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding IP CTS (Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Services). HLAA spearheaded these efforts because we know how important IP CTS is to many of you. The Commission opened a rulemaking on IP CTS to gather information from … Read More >

HLAA Announces Fall Walk4Hearing Events

HLAA is pleased to announce the beginning of the fall 2018 Walk4Hearing, the largest and fastest growing program of its kind in the U.S. for people with hearing loss. Beginning...HLAA is pleased to announce the beginning of the fall 2018 Walk4Hearing, the largest and fastest growing program of its kind in the U.S. for people with hearing loss. Beginning on September 23 in New York City, HLAA will host Walk4Hearing events in 12 cities  to support people with hearing loss by raising awareness and … Read More >