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This Week in Bethesda

Dec 11 2015

DECEMBER 11, 2015

This is a weekly report from the HLAA national office in Bethesda, Maryland. Please also sign up for the HLAA e-News where even more news is published.

December 11 This Week in Bethesda

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This Week in Bethesda

Dec 4 2015

DECEMBER 4, 2015

This is a weekly report from the HLAA national office in Bethesda, Maryland. Please also sign up for the HLAA e-News where even more news is published.

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HLAA Celebrates 36-Year Anniversary

Nov 27 2015

HLAA Celebrates its 36th Anniversary Today

On November 27, 1979, Rocky Stone, founded this organization as Self Help for Hard of Hearing People. A retired CIA agent with a hearing loss, Rocky realized there were many others like himself who were "between two worlds," not fully hearing but not deaf.

This Week in Bethesda

Nov 20 2015

November 20, 2015

This is a weekly report from the HLAA national office in Bethesda, Maryland. This report will not be published next Friday, November 27, due to the Thanksgiving holiday when the HLAA offices are closed. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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Veteran Plays Piano Despite Suicide Bomber Attack

Nov 17 2015

Veteran Plays Piano Despite Suicide Bomber Attack

HLAA Members Nancy Williams from New York and Mark Brogan from Tennessee come together to tell Captain Brogan's compelling story of hearing loss and playing the piano.

This Week in Bethesda

Nov 15 2015

This Week in Bethesda

This is a weekly report from the HLAA national office in Bethesda, Maryland. Please also sign up for the HLAA e-News where this news is also published and much more.

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Historic Changes Coming for Access to Hearing Aid Compatible Wireless Phones

HLAA Has Worked Long and Hard to Ensure Greater Access to Wireless Phones

Nov 4 2015

HLAA has long worked with industry and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the issue of Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) phones. When mobile technology moved from analog to digital in the 1990s, it created a huge barrier for people with hearing loss in that suddenly people with hearing loss who could use wireless handsets were faced with interference when they held the phone to their ear.

HLAA Strongly Supports PCAST Report on Hearing Aid Access

Oct 28 2015
For Immediate Release
 
Contact: 
Director of Marketing and Communications
Hearing Loss Association of America
301.657.2248 x113
 
 
HLAA Strongly Supports Recommendations of PCAST Report 
“Aging America & Hearing Loss: Imperative of Improved Hearing Technologies”
 

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