The 2019 HLAA National Convention was held on June 20-23 in Rochester, New York. HLAA-MI folks who attended the 2019 convention represented the following chapters: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Royal Oak and Western Wayne County. See below for a few pictures from the fun convention photo booth! The Greater Grand Rapids chapter (formerly known as the […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019 CONTACT: Ronnie Adler National Walk4Hearing Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Springtime? Michigan Walk4Hearing Time! BETHESDA, Md. – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us for the annual Michigan Walk4Hearing, now celebrating its thirteenth year. Take a walk with us and meet our passionate regulars, enthusiastic newcomers, loyal […]
The Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association is pleased to announce the election of Christopher Dorais to our board of trustees. He will be serving a three-year term. Responsibilities include becoming familiar with hearing loss issues on our agenda, attending board meetings (3 times a year), and actively participating on the newly formed […]
Don’t miss the annual meeting on Saturday, April 13th, 2019! We thank our Sponsors!
Jeffrey Astrein Appointed Chair of HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee Jeffrey Astrein has been appointed to chair the HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee. He replaces Ann Liming who has chosen to step away in order to spend time pursuing other interests. Jeffrey joined the HLAA-MI Board of Trustees in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary […]
A N N O U N C E M E N T NOT WITHOUT US Survey for People With Hearing Loss This message is to let you know about a survey to improve services for Michigan citizens who have a hearing loss. It is part of a research project being conducted by Michigan’s Department of […]
HLAA-MI Website Receives Prestigious Award The Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association (HLAA-MI) was awarded the 2018 State Website Award during the national convention of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June, 2018. Webmaster, Janet Haines, was honored with the crystal award pictured below. The Awards Ceremony […]
What is Cytomegalovirus (CMV)? Cytomegalovirus is a virus that women may get during pregnancy that can cause serious health problems for their unborn babies, including hearing loss. Congenital CMV (cCMV) is passed to the baby during pregnancy. Health problems may or may not be apparent at birth. The most common consequence of cCMV is hearing […]
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 .