Click here for the sign up sheet or print the photo below, for an event called Super Sparks. It’s a Sensory & Ability Friendly Event at the Michigan Science Center. Check it out! HLAA-MI will be represented there.
HLAA Wisconsin State Association is holding a chapter development workshop titled ” Growing Your Chapter and You” on Oct 28, 2017 from 9:30 – 3:30, in Madison, Wisconsin. Erin Mirante, National Chapter Coordinator will be the presenter. Their annual meeting is on the Friday evening before and all are welcome to attend. If you are interested, you can […]
Senate Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Bringing Affordable and Accessible Hearing Health Care Closer to Reality Bethesda, MD: The U.S. Senate today passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. The bill was already passed by the House of Representatives on July 12. With this groundbreaking legislation Congress has sent a message to […]
What is a Peer Mentor? A peer mentor is an individual who is deaf or hard-of-hearing and trained to work with other individuals with hearing loss who are in need of support, information, teaching, and/or advocacy, in order to live their life with hearing loss as seamlessly as possible. Read all about it HERE!
An update on the progress of the OTC Hearing Aid bills has been received from Lise Hamlin at the HLAA National office and again we are asking you to respond to a Call to Action. In the House: 1.The House Energy and Commerce committee voted 54-0 to approve a comprehensive FDA bill that includes OTC […]
Friends, Modern technology has made available over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, at considerably less cost to consumers. We need federal legislation to make them widely available. It would be great if you could do one or more of the contact activities described below in the HLAA Call to Action. We’d really appreciate it. Every bit helps. […]
Bill introduced in the Michigan Legislature: H.B. 4440 – Amends the Public Health Code of 1978 related to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives in March by Representative Kosowski. This bill, if passed, would require the state health department to do a public and health provider education and awareness campaign on […]
Announcing – April 5th, Chapter Meeting Presenter: Kathryn DeVleming, Cochear Americas Topic: The BAHA Hearing System The BAHA hearing system conducts sound to bypass the damaged outer and middle ear. Come and hear what this system is, how it works and who it will benefit. Time: 6:30 – 7:00 pm – Social time & announcements […]
Dear Michigan Hearing Loss Enthusiast, We are now accepting applications to join the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association (HLAA-MI). The mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy. These HLAA-MI committees are […]
Spread the word!! The deadline for a scholarship to the HLAA Convention in Salt Lake City has been extended to March 1, 2017. If you are interested in attending, consider applying for the scholarship. A link to the application is below. If this link doesn’t work for some reason, go to the web site and […]