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HLAA Supports Greater Access to Movie Captioning

Dec 10 2014

If you missed our email about HLAA and other consumer groups’ agreement with the National Association of Theatre Owners to ensure greater access to captioned movies, read about it now.

HLAA and AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing filed additional comments with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide more input to the DOJ regarding movie captioning.

HLAA Position Opening: Office Manager

Dec 1 2014

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, is currently seeking a. office manager for their national headquarters office. The HLAA national office, state organizations and local HLAA Chapters are a united effort of people working to make hearing loss an issue of national concern and to provide information, education, support and advocacy.

Make It Through the Holidays with a Hearing Loss

Nov 26 2014

The holidays are times to get together with family and friends. We have nearly six weeks of the holiday season and under the best circumstances the holidays can be tiresome. If you have a hearing loss, this could be when you want to withdraw because of too much noise, not enough understanding conversations, and in the end, too much stress to deal with it all.

We have two articles for you and a transcript from a moderated chat to offer insight, tips, and strategies to make this holiday season a little easier, even with a hearing loss.

HLAA Signs Historic Agreement on Movie Captioning

Nov 21 2014

NATO panel
Panel at the table, from left: John Fithian (NATO, president & CEO); John Stanton (AG Bell, volunteer); I. King Jordan, Ph.D. (Gallaudet University, president emeritus, and ALDA); Anna Gilmore Hall (Hearing Loss Association of America, executive director); Andrew Phillips
(NAD, policy counsel); Randy Smith (Regal Entertainment Group, senior vice president,
chief administrative officer & counsel)

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