There is some great information in the HLAA e-News letter including a study being done concerning adults with cochlear implants. Also in the e-News: updates about the Walk4Hearing, Convention, a job opening at HLAA, information about an M-Enabling Summit about assistive technology to be held in DC and more! If “this link” doesn’t take you […]
DODDBHH Town Hall Fliers have been updated. Please note that the cancelled February event has been rescheduled to April 7th. Click Here and text version Here .
Save the Date for the Annual Meeting of HLAA Michigan! Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00am-3:30am State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library. Free admission and parking. Free lunch for those who RSVP by April 1, 2018 to: 616-366-2152 or firstname.lastname@example.org More details are on the flyer- click here!
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 […]