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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – October 20, 2020

Posted: 14 Oct 2020 12:12 PM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada).   Speaker: Don...

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Tips & Steps Setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals for Your Chapter

Posted: 14 Oct 2020 09:58 AM PDT

HLAA Chapter Development Workshop   Tips & Steps Setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals for Your Chapter   Presenter: Debbie Schaaf, Ohio State Chapter Coordinator Date: October 26, 2020 Time: 2 pm...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 3 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 3 new items)

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Please Us Your Input: COVID and Hearing Loss

Posted: 13 Oct 2020 04:51 PM PDT

Please Tell Us About Your Experience COVID-19 and its Impact on the HLAA Community Take the survey today. Spread the word to your chapter members.  We've experienced the effects of a global health...

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FCC Announces 2020 Winners of Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility

Posted: 13 Oct 2020 09:38 AM PDT

On October 7, 2020, the FCC announced the 2020 winners of the Chairman's Awards for Advancements in Accessibility (Chairman's AAA).  This FCC program, which began in 2011, is focused on improving...

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FCC Sends 2020 CVAA Biennial Report to Congress

Posted: 12 Oct 2020 01:24 PM PDT

On October 6, 2020, the FCC submitted its fifth biennial report to Congress, as required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA).  The purpose of the...

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Friday, October 9, 2020

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HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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Register for the Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Session

Posted: 09 Oct 2020 09:44 AM PDT

Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Cochlear implants have been around for 40 years and have greatly improved the lives of recipients. Yet, despite advances in the technology and its...

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HLAA Members Finalists for the 2020 Focus on People Awards!

Posted: 08 Oct 2020 05:11 PM PDT

HLAA members Jerry Bergman and Matt Hay are finalists in their selective categories for the 2020 Focus on People awards program sponsored by hearing aid manufacturer Oticon. The program recognizes...

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Friday, October 2, 2020

HLAA News: Founder’s Day — Celebrating 41 Years of HLAA and Chapters

HLAA News: Founder’s Day — Celebrating 41 Years of HLAA and Chapters

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Founder’s Day — Celebrating 41 Years of HLAA and Chapters

Posted: 02 Oct 2020 07:03 AM PDT

Message to HLAA Chapters from the Executive Director This Fall Brings Lots of Events including Remembering Founder’s Day This November 27, 2020, marks our organization's founding in 1979....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Position: Director of Communications

HLAA News: HLAA Position: Director of Communications

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HLAA Position: Director of Communications

Posted: 23 Sep 2020 12:42 PM PDT

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization representing people with hearing loss. HLAA opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss...

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Friday, September 18, 2020

HLAA News: Welcome Back Chapters!

HLAA News: Welcome Back Chapters!

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Welcome Back Chapters!

Posted: 18 Sep 2020 03:02 PM PDT

Dear Chapter and State Leaders, Thank you to all of you who work tirelessly as volunteers on behalf of HLAA and people with hearing loss. Your contribution to HLAA is priceless! September is usually...

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – September 15, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – September 15, 2020

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HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – September 15, 2020

Posted: 09 Sep 2020 09:40 AM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on September 15, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada). Speakers: Kate...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Brings Awareness to Global Standards for Cochlear Implant Users

HLAA News: HLAA Brings Awareness to Global Standards for Cochlear Implant Users

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HLAA Brings Awareness to Global Standards for Cochlear Implant Users

Posted: 01 Sep 2020 01:15 PM PDT

Consensus reached on international guidelines for care. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) took part in a recently published, first of its kind research study in the Journal of the...

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Friday, August 21, 2020

HLAA News: Walk4Hearing Events Go Virtual This Fall, Making Hearing Health and Wellness the Goal

HLAA News: Walk4Hearing Events Go Virtual This Fall, Making Hearing Health and Wellness the Goal

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Walk4Hearing Events Go Virtual This Fall, Making Hearing Health and Wellness the Goal

Posted: 21 Aug 2020 12:35 PM PDT

The post Walk4Hearing Events Go Virtual This Fall, Making Hearing Health and Wellness the Goal appeared first on Hearing Loss Association of America.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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Why Clear Masks?

Posted: 19 Aug 2020 08:25 AM PDT

Since moving to Florida, a little more than a year ago, my plan was to enjoy retirement from nursing and being away from the cold weather of Wisconsin. Our daughter/son-in-law live here and that too...

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“I Can’t Hear Anymore” – How Hearing is Affected After Exposure to a Loud Blast

Posted: 18 Aug 2020 05:39 PM PDT

Imagine this scenario: A loud explosion, maybe a bomb, maybe chemicals or maybe fireworks explode unexpectedly, and you happen to be nearby. Maybe you are physically okay and very shaken. But...

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Friday, August 14, 2020

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HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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An Invitation from Walk4Hearing to HLAA Chapters

Posted: 14 Aug 2020 03:38 PM PDT

We are pleased to announce a great opportunity for all HLAA Chapters to participate in the Walk4Hearing this fall. The Walk4Hearing is "going virtual", which means you can join online Walk Day from...

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Recordings You Can Share

Posted: 14 Aug 2020 02:56 PM PDT

Dear State and Chapter Leaders: Please see the following links to recordings that you can share from the HLAA website. These recordings can be used as topics for meetings and can help display the...

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Monday, August 10, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – August 18, 2020

Posted: 10 Aug 2020 02:21 PM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom on August 18, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada). Speaker:...

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Upcoming Chapter Development Workshop

Posted: 10 Aug 2020 01:58 PM PDT

HLAA Chapter Development Workshop What Level is Your Chapter? (What Level Do You Want It To Be?) August 17, 2020 3 pm ET Presenter: Beth Wilson, president, Central Massachusetts Chapter Every chapter...

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Position: Digital Communications and Web Specialist

HLAA News: HLAA Position: Digital Communications and Web Specialist

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HLAA Position: Digital Communications and Web Specialist

Posted: 30 Jul 2020 08:49 AM PDT

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization representing people with hearing loss. HLAA opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – July 21, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – July 21, 2020

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HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting – July 21, 2020

Posted: 15 Jul 2020 08:39 AM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting online using Zoom on July 21, 2020 at 8 pm EST (US and Canada). This meeting will be an open...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

HLAA News: Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders

HLAA News: Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders

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Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders

Posted: 08 Jul 2020 06:05 AM PDT

HLAA is presenting Chapter Development Workshops for HLAA Leaders in the next few months. Here are the workshops scheduled for July. We hope you can join us online.   July 16, 2020 2 pm ET...

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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FCC Grants Conditional Certification to Clarity Products to Provide IP CTS Using Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)

Posted: 19 Jun 2020 02:46 PM PDT

On June 4, 2020, the FCC granted conditional certification to Clarity Products, LLC to provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service using only automatic speech recognition technology without...

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Safeguarding the Rights of Persons with Disabilities During COVID-19

Posted: 19 Jun 2020 02:46 PM PDT

OCR Resolves Complaints after State of Connecticut and Private Hospital Safeguard the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Have Reasonable Access to Support Persons in Hospital Settings During...

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Monday, June 15, 2020

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HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

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Reminder to Chapter and State Leaders: Conflict of Interest Policy

Posted: 15 Jun 2020 03:39 PM PDT

Dear Chapter and State Leaders, HLAA leaders are great researchers and sharers of information and resources, especially in this time of the pandemic, but we have to be careful how we present this...

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HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting on 6/16

Posted: 10 Jun 2020 01:00 PM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on June 16, 2020 at 8 pm ET (US and Canada).   Featured presentation: Thank you for your...

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Friday, June 5, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA National Virtual Meeting: June 6

HLAA News: HLAA National Virtual Meeting: June 6

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HLAA National Virtual Meeting: June 6

Posted: 05 Jun 2020 07:12 AM PDT

Please join a captioned virtual get together for the hearing loss community. Come ready to socially connect while we are physically distant. See how much fun we had last time. The captioned Zoom...

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Friday, May 29, 2020

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HLAA News (in this message: 3 new items)

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Video Conferencing Platforms Feature Matrix

Posted: 29 May 2020 01:15 PM PDT

*developed with a consensus by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind consumer advocacy organizations and subject matter experts The post Video Conferencing Platforms Feature Matrix appeared first on...

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Remote Workplace Communications Access: Recommendations for Employers During Times of Expanded Telework

Posted: 29 May 2020 01:14 PM PDT

*developed with a consensus by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind consumer advocacy organizations and subject matter experts The post Remote Workplace Communications Access: Recommendations for...

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Accessible Remote Work Meetings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employees

Posted: 29 May 2020 01:14 PM PDT

*developed with a consensus by deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind consumer advocacy organizations and subject matter experts The post Accessible Remote Work Meetings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing...

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting on 5/19

HLAA News: HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting on 5/19

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HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting on 5/19

Posted: 17 May 2020 11:18 AM PDT

We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on  May 19th, 2020 at 8 pm ET.  Featured presentation: Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text...

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