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ATTN: HLAA Leaders and Members – Promotional Graphics Are Available

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / March 29, 2022
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Hello HLAA Leaders and Members, Join us in Tampa at the HLAA 2022 Convention! Attached are some promotional graphics, and below some marketing copy, to share with your network. On another note, we are seeking your ideas for Better Hearing Month activities and events by April 10! Please share this link, and make your submissions soon so…

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Hearing Resolutions

By Linda Bilodeau / January 30, 2022
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Meandering Through the Hearing World Hearing Resolutions   I decided not to make resolutions in 2022. Instead, I will focus on better hearing, what I need for good hearing and what I can do to help myself hear. There are some things that I do well and many other things that I can focus on…

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Many Opportunities for Hearing Help in Florida

By Linda Bilodeau / January 24, 2022
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Meandering Through the Hearing World Many Opportunities for Hearing Help in Florida   Recently, the Florida State Chapter held their November board meeting. A link to the meeting was sent to those in the Florida State Chapter email directory.  I encourage you to watch this very informative meeting. If you did not receive a link…

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What’s the Best Kept Secret at the 2022 HLAA National Convention?

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / January 24, 2022
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Learn how to easily save 40% on Early Bird Convention Registration Fee! You can save almost 40% off the March 4 Early Bird Convention Registration Fee ($202 vs $325) if you volunteer some time before and during the convention! Volunteers are needed throughout the convention in areas. See Below for details –

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The Hearing Power of the Mini Mic

By Linda Bilodeau / October 14, 2021
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Meandering Through the Hearing World The Hearing Power of the Mini Mic   Where would I be without my Mini Mic? I’ve asked this question of myself many times. In fact It is hard to imagine that there was a time when I didn’t want this helpful little device. The first time my audiologist mentioned…

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[NEWSLETTER] HLAA Florida State Association News

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / September 27, 2021
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Sign-up or View All Newsletters Download PDF HLAA Florida State Association News Sept 18, 2021   Welcome!  This is our first HLAA FL newsletter.  Our State Board will be trying new things to keep you up to date on what is happening in the State of Florida.    We hope that you are doing well. …

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Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring by Debbe Hagner

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 6, 2021
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Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring Certification Program My Experience  by Debbe Hagner   In June 2018, I was encouraged to sign up for Gallaudet University’s Peer Mentoring program. I filled out the application which was accepted. This program is designed for hearing loss leaders. When I attended Gallaudet University in Aug 2019 for the initial summer…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Obligations Regarding COVID-19 Related Services

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / April 27, 2021
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced on April 16 that it will be providing a Dear Colleague Letter reminding community partners that are involved in the COVID-19 pandemic response that the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) applies to their services.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe and distressing impact…

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CDC Data and Statistics About Hearing Loss in Children

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / March 9, 2021
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In the United States alone, the CDC have studies that show a range of estimates for the number of children with hearing loss. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/data.html where you can also find the following: Newborn Hearing Screening, Diagnosis, and Intervention Causes, Risk Factors, and Characteristics Transition Into Adulthood Economic Cost   Other featured articles are – Supporting…

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Vaccines, Masks, and Hearing Loss

By Linda Bilodeau / February 15, 2021
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Meandering Through The Hearing World Vaccines, Masks and Hearing Loss My husband and I cheered when our governor announced the rollout of vaccines in Florida in early January. Healthcare workers and anyone 65 or older could schedule an appointment to receive their first dose of vaccine. However, these appointments could only be made by telephone,…

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