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HLAA Wisconsin State Association to Hold Chaper Workshop

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 […]

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Senate Passes OTC Hearing Aid Act of 2017

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 […]

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Advocacy Action Requested

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. […]

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Advocacy Information for You

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 […]

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HLAA-MI now accepting applications for the BOT

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 […]

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An update on the Jobs Posting

Here is an update on the job posting for a position at the Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing (DODDBHH).  A level of proficiency in American Sign Language was required for hire at that time.  That level of proficiency has been changed to preferred.  The deadline for applications has also been changed.  It is […]

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