HLAA National Virtual Meeting: April 25

Please join a free, captioned, virtual get together for the hearing loss community. Come ready to socially connect while we are physically distant. The captioned Zoom meeting will include a...Please join a free, captioned, virtual get together for the hearing loss community. Come ready to socially connect while we are physically distant. The captioned Zoom meeting will include a presentation from our speaker plus ample time for questions and conversation. Topic: A humorous look at the highs and lows of physically distancing with hearing … Read More >

HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting 4/21

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on  April 21, 2020 at 8 pm ET (US and Canada). Our guest speaker...We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on  April 21, 2020 at 8 pm ET (US and Canada). Our guest speaker is Lindsay Shroyer, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, PASC, a clinical audiologist from the Arizona Hearing and Balance Center, a division of Valley ENT. Her presentation will … Read More >

COVID-19: Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through...Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through online video. This is called “telehealth.” Your doctor must still give you an interpreter or captioning so you can understand your doctor when you use … Read More >

COVID-19: Guidelines for Health Care Providers – Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals...Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals have access to quality healthcare while maintaining the safety of medical providers and the general public during this pandemic. Accessibility is also a legal obligation … Read More >

HLAA Supports Stronger Consumer Education Regarding HAC Phones

Hearing Loss Association of America alongside Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the National Association of the Deaf, and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing-RERC at Gallaudet filed...Hearing Loss Association of America alongside Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the National Association of the Deaf, and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing-RERC at Gallaudet filed Comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) wireless phones. The Commission has … Read More >