Date: Saturday, February 25
Time: 10-11 a.m. PT
The new year brings many exciting and rewarding opportunities for the chapter. Please join us as we share ideas, announcements, and reflections from 2022 in this sure to be fun and heartwarming meeting.
We miss you all and can’t wait to share news and ideas to reconnect!
The HLAA 2022 Convention is back in person and is now open for registration! The convention will be held in Tampa Florida, June 23-25 at the beautiful JW Marriott Tampa Water Street hotel.
As you may know, the last two conventions have been virtual so there is a lot of anticipation and excitement to finally meet in person. Please note that your safety and wellbeing are of the utmost importance so all Covid and vaccination protocols will be followed. You can learn more on the convention page link above.
Additionally, this three-day event includes a research symposium on cochlear implants and a variety of educational workshops, programs and events.
Hope to see you there!
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The annual Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) convention is now open for registration. Join us June 24-26 to learn the latest about hearing health, communication access and the technologies and strategies that help people with hearing loss live well. This three-day event includes a research symposium on Hearing Care for All, and robust workshops on advances in hearing aids, accessibility through mobile devices, hearing access in the workplace and more.
For more information and an overview of the convention can be found here. Make sure to continue to check as more updates will be forthcoming!
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HLAA has received permission from the FDA to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting focusing on the challenges and potential future opportunities with the hearing loss community. Stories and experiences by those with hearing loss will be shared and heard by many industry leaders.
The live interactive meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ET. This is a unique and rare opportunity for you to learn and actually participate in the live meeting featuring game-changing industry and professional leaders in the hearing loss community. Learn more about this free meeting you may join throughout the day or register now below.
This your chance to get your voice heard so please join us and spread the word about this exciting interactive live meeting!
Learn more below about what a PFDD meeting is all about!
March 3 was World Hearing Day (WHD) which included the first-ever “World Report on Hearing” prepared by the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for this year’s WHD was recognition for “Hearing Care for All”. Many populations are underserved when it comes to hearing services, financial support, and proper care.
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) website has a page dedicated to WHD. Included on this page are informational pieces about hearing loss, the latest press releases (English and Spanish), and highlights from WHO regarding integrating ear and hearing care into national health plans.
Date: Tuesday, February 23
Time: 2 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. CT, Noon MT, 11 a.m. PT
Speakers: Stu Nunnery and Laurel Jonason
Duration: 60 minutes
Each of us has a story—several really—that goes beyond our hearing loss, our hearing aids and the challenges we face living with them. What‘s your story? Have you used your talents—your writing, your art, your music, your voice—to share your story with others?
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Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Time: 4 p.m. ET, 3 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. MT, 1 p.m. PT
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) in collaboration with the HLAA California State Association are inviting you to join everyone for a fun and festive open house. Wear your favorite holiday sweater or hat. Find a holiday virtual background. Play the Holiday Snap game! How observant are you? Join us in the fun! Share the holiday spirit by supporting each other with smiles and good wishes.
Questions? Feel free to email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) National Office has ongoing information and updates to help those dealing with hearing loss to successfully navigate the trying times we are under with COVID-19. Please follow this link to the HLAA site as a starting point to help you through this.
Remember, make sure to let your family, friends, and neighbors know what help you need and make sure to ask for it. There are many online resources to also help request for help.
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) has many recordings covering a wide array of subjects on their website for your review. With the pandemic having a lasting impact on our lives, it’s more important than ever we stay connected and informed. Check out the various recordings below.
The first HLAA Spanish Webinar is available for playback along with our other recordings shown below: