Walk4Hearing Online Celebrations

Walk4Hearing is a wonderful celebration and centerpiece of the HLAA community. Working together, we can keep our community together at a time when being connected is more important than ever....Walk4Hearing is a wonderful celebration and centerpiece of the HLAA community. Working together, we can keep our community together at a time when being connected is more important than ever. Learn more at walk4hearing.org Read More >

Your ADA Rights When Required to Work From Home or Attend Classes Online

Your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act don’t disappear in a time of emergency. Here’s important information for people now are required to work from home or attend classes...Your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act don’t disappear in a time of emergency. Here’s important information for people now are required to work from home or attend classes online. The coronavirus pandemic is upending everyone’s daily life. Schools have been closed, people are working from home, Broadway and local theaters have shut down, … Read More >

CDC EPIC Webinar on March 18 at 1 p.m. ET: Answering 20 Questions about COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 is rapidly changing, creating a significant challenge for U.S. public health departments, schools, community organizations, and the public. This special webinar from CDC EPIC will discuss...The outbreak of COVID-19 is rapidly changing, creating a significant challenge for U.S. public health departments, schools, community organizations, and the public. This special webinar from CDC EPIC will discuss the current state of the outbreak, what CDC is doing to respond to the outbreak, and how partners, organizations, and the public can help. Closed … Read More >

FCC Grants Temporary Waiver of Certain TRS Rules During Coronavirus

HLAA has learned that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which provides oversight for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), has issued a new Order relaxing some rules for  internet protocol captioned telephone...HLAA has learned that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which provides oversight for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), has issued a new Order relaxing some rules for  internet protocol captioned telephone services (IP CTS) and Video Relay Service (VRS). The FCC hopes these actions will help IP CTS and VRS providers ensure that during the national … Read More >

Coronavirus and Accessible Medical Settings

With the spread of the Coronavirus in the United States, we care about the health and safety of our HLAA community. There’s been a wealth of information put out by...With the spread of the Coronavirus in the United States, we care about the health and safety of our HLAA community. There’s been a wealth of information put out by the CDC and other sources. However, in the event that you have to seek medical help, how can you be prepared to ensure that you … Read More >