When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act (FHA) into law in 1968, he said the law held “the promises of a century.” Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice continue to serve as watchdogs for equal access to housing under the FHA.
Video-on-Demand Children’s TV Programming Now Accessible for Thousands of Students with Hearing Loss or Visual Disabilities
William Hoy, Major League Baseball Player, Candidate for the Hall of Fame
Passionate fans of MLB’s William Hoy are determined to get him inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hoy, who had a hearing loss, is responsible for the signs used in baseball today.
AAMHL Conference 2015
Losing Your Hearing Does Not Mean Losing Your Music
May 29 and 30
The Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL) will hold their inaugural and hearing-accessible conference this May. The two-day conference promises to be an exciting event for adult musicians with hearing loss. Real-time captioning and hearing loop will be available during the conference.
The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People, of which HLAA is a member organization, joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in drawing attention to the need for the prevention of hearing loss. Therefore, March 3, 2015, is declared as Ear Care Day.