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Voting is Open for the 2014 Oticon Focus on People Award

Jun 11 2014

Voting closes on July 15, 2014
The Oticon Focus on People Awards recognizes outstanding people with hearing loss who are helping to show that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to make a positive difference in their families, communities or the world. This is the 16th year that the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored students, adults and advocacy volunteers with hearing loss.

HLAA Comments on Tech Research for People with Hearing Loss

May 28 2014

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) filed comments with the US Department of Education regarding the proposed priority of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) – Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program – Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC).

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging

May 20 2014

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging: Workshop Report
HLAA was a sponsor and involved in the planning of the Institute of Medicine workshop Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging in January 2014. HLAA Board Members Katherine Bouton, Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., and Richard Einhorn were speakers.

Sarasota HLAA Chapter Finds Creative Way to Fundraise for Programs

Apr 24 2014

“The Giving Challenge”
Sarasota, Florida, HLAA Chapter Finds Creative Way to Fundraise for Programs in the Community
May 6 and 7, 2014

A message from JoAnne DeVries, President, HLAA-Sarasota Chapter

We want you to know about a unique and exciting fundraising opportunity the Hearing Loss Association of America-Sarasota Chapter is participating in for the first time. It’s called The Giving Challenge. Even more, find out how your chapter might participate in your area.

HLAA Loop Advocate Juliëtte Sterkens Receives Award

Apr 10 2014

March 26, 2014: Juliëtte Sterkens, Au.D., received the A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences Alumni Chapter’s Humanitarian of the Year Award at the American Academy of Audiology’s Audiology Now 2014 conference in Orlando. MAJ David Pedersen, member of the Arizona School of Health Sciences Alumni Board and the Military Audiology Association, presented the award.