The CEA Foundation has made a grant of $50,000 to the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) to fund a hands-on, train-the-trainer program on hearing assistive and emerging technologies for consumers with hearing loss. This grant aligns with the CEA Foundation’s mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives.
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Between February 21, 2013 and March 8, 2013, the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Telecommunications Access (RERC-TA) at Gallaudet University conducted a brief survey.
HLAA received a letter from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski inviting us once again to serve as a voting member of the FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) until the charter ends in October 2014.
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) signed onto a letter penned by Common Cause and signed by 46 allied organizations calling on President Obama to appoint to the Federal Communications Commission commissioners who will uphold consumer protection in telecommunications, promote a diverse and local media ecosystem, and foster universal connectivity to the open Internet.
Two commissioners, Chairman Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell, have recently announced their departures from the FCC.
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) filed comments on February 26, 2013 with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in their proceeding on captioned telephones.
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Do you want to continue to make a difference in the hearing loss community? Then register for the 2013 Walk4Hearing happening near you!
In December, HLAA posted a survey asking questions about Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) mobile phones.