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Joan Andrews Scholarship

Joan Andrews was a true hearing advocate and among the core group of individuals who formed the state organization Florida Association of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (FLASHHH) now known as Hearing Loss Association of Florida (HLA-FL). Her three daughters have graciously created the JOAN ANDREWS SCHOLARSHIP in her memory to assist an individual who has not previously attended the HLAA National Convention and who demonstrates in writing a sincere interest in and commitment to sharing HLAA’s mission with others affected by hearing loss. This year’s convention will be held June 20-23 in Rochester, New York.


Join us and others living with hearing loss for an experience you won’t forget. The deadline for consideration was March 1, 2019. Please help us in congratulating Tanya Williams as the 2019 recipient of the HLAA-FL JOAN ANDREWS SCHOLARSHIP.



HLAA-Florida State Association Survey Results

Dear HLAA Florida Members – In the spring of 2019, the HLAA-FL State Board conducted an on-line survey to assess the needs of HLAA members in the state of Florida. A direct link to the survey was sent to 241 HLAA members.  122 surveys were completed.  The kink was also shared by chapter leaders, but… Read more »

Count down to HLAA convention!!

Join Wednesday’s HLAA Webinar May 13, 2019 HLAA Webinar: Countdown to HLAA2019 Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss this WEDNESDAY’s free captioned webinar featuring Amanda Watson, HLAA Meeting Planner, and Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director, who will be presenting Countdown to HLAA2019. The HLAA2019 Convention will be… Read more »

Meandering Through a Hearing World

Meandering Through A Hearing World  Hearing Hope In my journey through the hearing world I often browse the internet, searching for innovative hearing solutions. I’ve noticed that hearing aid manufacturers have made technological advancements with aids and assistive devices. Cochlear Implant manufacturers continue to improve their devices for a better hearing experience. There are… Read more »

HLAA-Miami Monthly Meetings

Our next meeting will be: Saturday May 11th from 10Am till Noon.   We will have all cochlear implant company representatives on hand, MedEl, Advanced Bionics, and Cochlear America. Each representative will speak for 30mins on their product line. The final 30 minutes will be a Q& A session. This should be a very informative, educational session!… Read more »