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November 15, 2022

HLAA Technology Showcase Webinar: Is Bluetooth® Technology the New Standard for Assistive Listening Systems?

Hearing loops and telecoils have long been the standard for assistive listening in public locations and have provided great benefits to people with hearing loss. Bluetooth® technology has now introduced...Hearing loops and telecoils have long been the standard for assistive listening in public locations and have provided great benefits to people with hearing loss. Bluetooth® technology has now introduced Auracast™ broadcast audio, a new capability that enables an audio transmitter to broadcast to an unlimited number of nearby Bluetooth if you have the ® in one place, should be in all audio receivers. This new standard will enable public... Read More >

November 09, 2022

HLAA Product Showcase: Resources and Support from MED-EL Corporation

This presentation covers the unique features of MED-EL technology as well as the unique levels of support hearing implant candidates and recipients receive from the hearing implant manufacturer.This presentation covers the unique features of MED-EL technology as well as the unique levels of support hearing implant candidates and recipients receive from the hearing implant manufacturer. Read More >

November 08, 2022

HLAA Webinar: The FDA Regulations for Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids

This webinar provides an overview of the key points of the regulation and how this may affect availability and access of both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription hearing aids. In addition,...This webinar provides an overview of the key points of the regulation and how this may affect availability and access of both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription hearing aids. In addition, it provides suggestions on determining your hearing loss, accessing assistance from hearing professionals and key features to consider when purchasing OTC hearing aids. On October 17, 2022, the FDA regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids went into effect, creating a... Read More >

November 03, 2022

HLAA Product Showcase: Effortless Hearing with Starkey Evolv AI

Starkey’s Evolv AI hearing aid technology makes hearing effortless through a full-style product family, expanded environmental management capabilities, and effortless connectivity. Life is dynamic, and the ability to meet individual...Starkey’s Evolv AI hearing aid technology makes hearing effortless through a full-style product family, expanded environmental management capabilities, and effortless connectivity. Life is dynamic, and the ability to meet individual needs and preferences with amplification is essential. This webinar explains how Starkey’s Evolv AI hearing aid family delivers an exceptional amplification experience in every environment. Read More >

November 01, 2022

HLAA Product Showcase: CapTel Captioning Technology: How Advances in Technology Give New Choices for Your Phone Calls

CapTel presented a product showcase about their evolving technology with speaker John Kinstler, CapTel Outreach Marketing Manager – CapTel Captioned Telephone and HLAA Member Director. Throughout the webinar attendees received detailed information...CapTel presented a product showcase about their evolving technology with speaker John Kinstler, CapTel Outreach Marketing Manager – CapTel Captioned Telephone and HLAA Member Director. Throughout the webinar attendees received detailed information about CapTel’s latest captioning technology which lets users choose how their calls are captioned – between fully automated or operator-enhanced options. Also discussed was the advantages of each captioning method, and how to switch methods during a call. Customizable captioning... Read More >

September 15, 2022

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

This webinar by HLAA’s Employment Task Force showed how resource groups foster community and connection, support career development, and further the cause of employees with disabilities or employees with loved...This webinar by HLAA’s Employment Task Force showed how resource groups foster community and connection, support career development, and further the cause of employees with disabilities or employees with loved ones with disabilities. Read More >

September 14, 2022

HLAA Product Showcase Webinar: Accessing the Benefits of the Affordable Connectivity Program with TracFone Wireless, Inc.

TracFone Wireless, Inc. presented a product showcase about the benefits of the new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) with speaker Ted Vagelos, Director, Business Development. Throughout the webinar attendees received detailed...TracFone Wireless, Inc. presented a product showcase about the benefits of the new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) with speaker Ted Vagelos, Director, Business Development. Throughout the webinar attendees received detailed information about the significant government discounts on smartphones, hotspots, or tablet data the ACP provides, along with how members can determine if they qualify, how to access all the benefits, including devices and plans, and what to do to get... Read More >

May 12, 2022

HLAA Webinar: Navigating Federal Employment for People with Disabilities

The federal government offers people of all backgrounds, including people with disabilities, opportunities to have a meaningful career in public service. In this webinar, attendees learned about pathways to federal...The federal government offers people of all backgrounds, including people with disabilities, opportunities to have a meaningful career in public service. In this webinar, attendees learned about pathways to federal service for people with disabilities, strategies for effectively navigating the federal workplace and resources from the Office of Disability Employment Policy. Read More >

April 12, 2022

HLAA Webinar: Catching Kids Before They Fall: Pediatric Late Onset Hearing Loss Awareness

In the United States, nearly 98% of newborns are screened for hearing loss. While the newborn hearing screening program is aimed at identifying hearing loss at the time of birth,...In the United States, nearly 98% of newborns are screened for hearing loss. While the newborn hearing screening program is aimed at identifying hearing loss at the time of birth, sometimes the change in hearing status happens later. In fact, incidence of permanent hearing loss doubles between birth and school age. Too often young children with postnatal hearing loss fall through the cracks. They go unidentified for months or years... Read More >

February 08, 2022

HLAA Webinar: The Job Accommodation Network (JAN): Your Partner in Employment

This webinar continued a series by HLAA’s Task Force on Employment. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on job accommodations and...This webinar continued a series by HLAA’s Task Force on Employment. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on job accommodations and disability employment issues. Serving customers across the United States and around the world for more than 35 years, JAN provides free one-on-one practical guidance and technical assistance on job accommodation solutions, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)... Read More >

January 20, 2022

HLAA Webinar: Potential New Therapies and Clinical Trial Opportunities for Sudden and Noise-Induced Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Are you interested in learning about new, emerging therapies that could potentially restore hearing? Would you like to stay apprised of new clinical trials for individuals with sensorineural hearing loss...Are you interested in learning about new, emerging therapies that could potentially restore hearing? Would you like to stay apprised of new clinical trials for individuals with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) – and learn how to enroll? In this program, Frequency Therapeutics’ Chief Development Officer, Dr. Carl LeBel, provided an overview of outcomes from four completed clinical trials of FX-322, the Company’s product candidate, which is the first to have... Read More >

December 15, 2021

HLAA Product Showcase Webinar: Never Miss a Word with Olelo Captioned Calls

Olelo Captioned Calls is an easy-to-use, 100%-private app developed by MachineGenius, a telecommunications company founded in Holliston, Massachusetts in 2017 with a mission to help people with hearing loss have...Olelo Captioned Calls is an easy-to-use, 100%-private app developed by MachineGenius, a telecommunications company founded in Holliston, Massachusetts in 2017 with a mission to help people with hearing loss have a seamless calling experience. Using advanced speech recognition technology, Olelo combines simplicity, accuracy, and speed to create next-generation captioned telephone service. The app is at no cost for those with hearing loss and is supported by the Federal TRS /... Read More >