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HLAA Position: Chapter Engagement Manager

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, support and advocacy. With more than 48 million Americans living...The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, support and advocacy. With more than 48 million Americans living with hearing loss and these numbers projected to grow rapidly, we work nationally and in local communities to promote hearing health and to provide people … Read More >

Have you seen the latest Hearing Life E-News?

Dear HLAA Leaders and Community, Have you seen the latest Hearing Life e-News? Sign up to have Hearing Life e-News delivered to your inbox twice per month. Hearing Life e-News keeps readers...Dear HLAA Leaders and Community, Have you seen the latest Hearing Life e-News? Sign up to have Hearing Life e-News delivered to your inbox twice per month. Hearing Life e-News keeps readers and HLAA leaders up to date on the latest news and information on hearing loss and hearing health. Each issue features high-interest content on HLAA’s … Read More >

Contact – Lise Hamlin

Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy Lise Hamlin joined the HLAA national staff as director of public policy in April 2008. Lise, who has a hearing loss herself, has worked...Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy Lise Hamlin joined the HLAA national staff as director of public policy in April 2008. Lise, who has a hearing loss herself, has worked as an advocate for people with hearing loss for more than 25 years. She currently represents HLAA on federal advisory committees, industry advisory groups, and … Read More >

HLAA Webinar: Benefits of Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs) – Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace for all to Thrive

When: September 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Join by computer or mobile device. When: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Time: Noon-1 p.m. (ET) This webinar by HLAA’s...When: September 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Join by computer or mobile device. When: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Time: Noon-1 p.m. (ET) This webinar by HLAA’s Employment Task Force will show how resource groups foster community and connection, support career development, and further the cause of employees with … Read More >

EEOC Publication Updated – Coronavirus and the Workplace: What You Should Know

EEOC ISSUES UPDATED COVID-19 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PUBLICATION Contains Q&A Section of Common Workplace Questions WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted on April 23, 2020 an updated...EEOC ISSUES UPDATED COVID-19 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PUBLICATION Contains Q&A Section of Common Workplace Questions WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted on April 23, 2020 an updated and expanded technical assistance publication addressing questions arising under the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The publication, “What You Should … 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 >

Need a Chapter Program? Here’s an Idea

The Latest on Genetics and Hearing Loss Planning an Engaging HLAA Chapter Meeting Instead of a scheduling speaker, try showing one of the captioned videos from the HLAA Research Symposium....The Latest on Genetics and Hearing Loss Planning an Engaging HLAA Chapter Meeting Instead of a scheduling speaker, try showing one of the captioned videos from the HLAA Research Symposium. Last year’s Research Symposium at the HLAA2019 Convention was “The Latest on Genetics and Hearing Loss.” The videos range from 14 minutes to 28 minutes. … Read More >

Historic Formation of International Cochlear Advocacy Alliance to Improve Access to Cochlear Implants for Adults with Severe to Profound Hearing Loss

GENEVA, December 6, 2019: The themes of Alliance, Advocacy, and Action for the World Health Organization’s first World Hearing Forum (December 4-5) provided inspiration for a separate meeting held on...GENEVA, December 6, 2019: The themes of Alliance, Advocacy, and Action for the World Health Organization’s first World Hearing Forum (December 4-5) provided inspiration for a separate meeting held on December 6 of an emerging International Cochlear Implant Advocacy Alliance with representation from hearing health professional and consumer advocacy organizations. The meeting focused on the … Read More >

The HLAA2020 Call for Papers Closes on Friday, December 6!

The HLAA2020 Call for Papers Closes on Friday, December 6! Interested in presenting a workshop at HLAA2020 Convention? The deadline is fast approaching! This year we have added a new...The HLAA2020 Call for Papers Closes on Friday, December 6! Interested in presenting a workshop at HLAA2020 Convention? The deadline is fast approaching! This year we have added a new workshop track, employment, in addition to our previous tracks of advocacy, hearing assistive technology, lifestyle, and state/chapter development. Please complete a Call for Papers form and email … Read More >

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 >

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