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 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 >

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 >

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 07, 2021

HLAA Webinar: ICAAT – Creating a community that brings together consumers and industry

Have you ever wanted to engage with technology developers and help shape technologies to better fit your needs? The Industry-Consumer Alliance for Accessible Technology (ICAAT) is creating an online community...Have you ever wanted to engage with technology developers and help shape technologies to better fit your needs? The Industry-Consumer Alliance for Accessible Technology (ICAAT) is creating an online community of consumers and industry to inspire more accessible, innovative and responsive technologies that meet the needs of consumers with hearing loss. Presenters showed how to join ICAAT’s online community where you can access and participate in discussions about a wide... Read More >

April 08, 2021

HLAA Webinar: Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People and Families Living with Sensorineural Hearing Loss

This one-hour webinar provided an overview of the FDA drug development process as well as the value of Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meetings. We hope this webinar spiked your interest...This one-hour webinar provided an overview of the FDA drug development process as well as the value of Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meetings. We hope this webinar spiked your interest in being part of this important virtual meeting for the hearing loss community taking place on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Read More >

September 29, 2020

Cochlear Implants Standards of Care: An International Consensus

The world’s first International Consensus Paper on Adult Cochlear Implantation was published on August 27, 2020 in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. This new study focuses on treatment for adults...The world’s first International Consensus Paper on Adult Cochlear Implantation was published on August 27, 2020 in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. This new study focuses on treatment for adults living with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) which recommends minimum standards for diagnosis, referral, treatment and aftercare. Dr. Craig Buchman, lead author of the paper, and Dr. René Gifford, one of 31 experts who authored the paper and... Read More >

July 17, 2019

Research Studies and You: Where to Start, and What to Ask

Ever wonder what it’s like to take part in a research study? Or how to find research studies or trials to participate in? Loretta Byrne RN, from Vanderbilt University Medical...Ever wonder what it’s like to take part in a research study? Or how to find research studies or trials to participate in? Loretta Byrne RN, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Project Manager of ResearchMatch, will be sharing information about the basics of clinical trials, what it’s like to take part in a research study, and how to go about looking for studies that are of interest to you.... Read More >