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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.

National Company Recognizes Benefits of HLAA Chapters

Mar 19 2014

EarQ, a company that provides consulting to hearing health care practices and education, recognized the contributions of HLAA Chapters. Their website states: "At local community levels, organizations are building a foundation from which great changes can be made. There are hundreds of these localized movements occurring, but here are snapshots of just some of the efforts made by organizations in 2013 and plans for 2014.

HLAA Applauds Senators Warren, Hatch for Introduction of the TEACH Act

Mar 12 2014

United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the Technology, Education, and Accessibility in College and Higher Education (“TEACH”) Act February 27, 2014. This bipartisan legislation would help strengthen the accessibility of educational technologies for college students with disabilities. Senator Warren announced her introduction of the legislation at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) hearing on “Promoting College Access and Success For Students With Disabilities.”