This is default featured slide 1 title

Go to Blogger edit html and find these sentences.Now replace these sentences with your own descriptions.

This is default featured slide 2 title

Go to Blogger edit html and find these sentences.Now replace these sentences with your own descriptions.

This is default featured slide 3 title

Go to Blogger edit html and find these sentences.Now replace these sentences with your own descriptions.

This is default featured slide 4 title

Go to Blogger edit html and find these sentences.Now replace these sentences with your own descriptions.

This is default featured slide 5 title

Go to Blogger edit html and find these sentences.Now replace these sentences with your own descriptions.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Share Your Story

Posted: 31 Mar 2020 11:55 AM PDT

Share Your Story                           Reach out and inspire others. Share your story about your hearing journey, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now! Spring 2020 People with hearing...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

FREE WEBINAR: Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation, Part 2

Posted: 30 Mar 2020 08:28 PM PDT

FREE HLAA WEBINAR: Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation, Part 2 with Dr. Michael Harvey, Clinical Psychologist April 2  /  2:00pm – 3:00pm ET The audience comments from Dr. Harvey's Part 1...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Saturday, March 28, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

How Do I Communicate with Doctors, Nurses, and Staff at the Hospital During COVID-19?

Posted: 28 Mar 2020 01:05 PM PDT

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how will you be able to talk to doctors, nurses and others at the hospital? This guide is to help you get ready for your hospital visit.  Going to the...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Communications & Medical Access in the Hospital During Disasters: Temporary Recommendations for Hospitals and Medical Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: 28 Mar 2020 01:03 PM PDT

*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Friday, March 27, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 4 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 4 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Communications & Medical Access in the Hospital During Disasters: Temporary Recommendations for Hospitals and Medical Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: 27 Mar 2020 03:13 PM PDT

*developed with a consensus by deaf and hard of hearing Consumer Groups, deaf healthcare providers and other subject matter experts Deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind Americans who seek medical...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

FCC Shares Resources About Accessible Televised Emergency Information

Posted: 27 Mar 2020 01:16 PM PDT

On March 13, 2020, a national emergency was declared concerning the coronavirus outbreak.  The FCC has rules requiring televised emergency information to be accessible.  See the below links for some...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Q&A with Dr. Michael Harvey: What Nelson Mandela and Others Teach Us About Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation

Posted: 27 Mar 2020 12:57 PM PDT

Michael A. Harvey, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides training and guidance on mental health issues and people with hearing loss. View him on the HLAA captioned webinar that aired on...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Meeting Platforms and Automatic Speech Recognition Options for State and Chapter Leaders

Posted: 27 Mar 2020 09:57 AM PDT

Dear State and Chapter Leaders, I appreciate and applaud the recent hard decisions that were made by state and chapter leaders to halt their face to face meetings to ensure the safety and well-being...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Thursday, March 26, 2020

HLAA News: Looking for fun activities for the kids to do while stuck inside?

HLAA News: Looking for fun activities for the kids to do while stuck inside?

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Looking for fun activities for the kids to do while stuck inside?

Posted: 26 Mar 2020 09:12 AM PDT

      Have kids enter the Walk with Joss Kids Contest for a chance to win American Girl's Doll of the Year, Joss Kendrick. Joss is a competitive athlete born with hearing loss who...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

7 Tips to Maintain Hearing Health Care Amid #COVID19

Posted: 24 Mar 2020 10:30 AM PDT

HLAA has partnered with The Hearing Journal to create this NEW Patient Handout for People with #HearingLoss: 7 Tips to Maintain Hearing Health Care Amid #COVID19 http://ow.ly/yo6y50yUqMT Link to...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Walk4Hearing Online Celebrations

Posted: 24 Mar 2020 08:00 AM PDT

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...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Friday, March 20, 2020

HLAA News: Hearing Loss in the Time of Coronavirus

HLAA News: Hearing Loss in the Time of Coronavirus

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Hearing Loss in the Time of Coronavirus

Posted: 20 Mar 2020 09:47 AM PDT

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...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 4 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 4 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

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

Posted: 17 Mar 2020 12:29 PM PDT

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...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

FCC Grants Temporary Waiver of Certain TRS Rules During Coronavirus

Posted: 17 Mar 2020 10:44 AM PDT

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...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Coronavirus and Accessible Medical Settings

Posted: 17 Mar 2020 09:39 AM PDT

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....

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Access Board Initiates Update of Accessibility Guidelines for Rail Cars

Posted: 16 Mar 2020 07:46 AM PDT

The U.S. Access Board is initiating a rulemaking to update its accessibility guidelines for rail cars covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and seeks public comment on this effort. As...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Friday, March 13, 2020

HLAA News: Coronavirus and HLAA Events

HLAA News: Coronavirus and HLAA Events

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Coronavirus and HLAA Events

Posted: 12 Mar 2020 03:59 PM PDT

Dear Chapter Leaders, Members, Walk4Hearing Participants, Corporate Partners, and Everyone in our HLAA Community, Like everyone around the world, we here at HLAA are concerned about the Coronavirus...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Thursday, March 12, 2020

HLAA News: How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Last?

HLAA News: How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Last?

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Last?

Posted: 12 Mar 2020 10:30 AM PDT

Hearing aid batteries are an important consideration for anyone looking to purchase a new pair of hearing aids. Hearing Tracker founder Abram Bailey, AuD, recently surveyed over 1000 hearing aids...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

HLAA News: Hear Well. Stay Vital. March 3 is World Hearing Day!

HLAA News: Hear Well. Stay Vital. March 3 is World Hearing Day!

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

Hear Well. Stay Vital. March 3 is World Hearing Day!

Posted: 02 Mar 2020 05:15 PM PST

HLAA is partnering with the Hearing Industries Association's Hear Well. Stay Vital campaign to promote hearing loss awareness on World Health Day, March 3. The ability to hear connects us to our...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

Monday, March 2, 2020

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

HLAA News (in this message: 2 new items)

Link to Hearing Loss Association of America

ASHA and HLAA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss  

Posted: 02 Mar 2020 07:06 AM PST

ASHA and HLAA Join Forces This World Hearing Day to Dispel Myths, Encourage Early Intervention and Treatment for Hearing Loss   (ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 2, 2020) As the global health community...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...

HLAA2020 Convention Early-Bird Rates End March 2!

Posted: 01 Mar 2020 08:49 PM PST

Early-bird registration for HLAA2020 Convention ends tomorrow, March 2! A General Package includes: Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, Thursday morning, June 18 Opening Session, Thursday evening, June 18...

Blog content summary only, click the Blog Title to Read More...