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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. To complete your application, click here. Deadline for consideration is March 1, 2019.



Meandering Through A Hearing World

A Day in a Hearing Life People often ask me what it’s like to have a profound hearing loss. I should be full of words and thoughts but mostly I don’t know how to answer this question. I live with a gamut of issues while trying to embrace hope. Living without normal hearing can be… Read more »

HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York

January 4, 2019 Dear HLAA Members and Friends, Happy New Year! We are so excited for the HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York. Registration is OPEN and we have made it quicker and easier than ever! Online registration opens TODAY! You don’t want to miss out on our early-bird rates, so act fast! Rates will go up after March 1,… Read more »

The Great and Wonderful Hearing Loops

Meandering Through A Hearing World The Great and Wonderful Hearing Loops My husband and I love music, so we take advantage of the many free concerts churches and other organizations offer. In the past I’ve sat through these concerts feeling left out because my profound hearing loss prevents me from hearing the fine details of… Read more »