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National Chapter and Membership Coordinator

Carla Beyer-Smolin as been a part of HLAA since 1990s working in both the chapter and membership departments. During Carla’s time with HLAA in previous years she coordinated the Children’s Workshops for our conventions. She developed and managed "Heroes for Hearing Loss," a mentoring program for children with hearing loss. Carla has also helped created some key publications. She wrote the “ADA Begins with You” column in our then hard-copy publication, "SHHH News," that went to chapters.

She also created and published the "SHHH Ventures" newsletter that went to young adults with hearing loss. Taking a leave from the organization to raise her family and is now back with the HLAA family. She looks forward to connecting and working with our membership and strengthening our chapter network to help make a difference for people living with hearing loss and their families. Carla met her husband, Mark, through the SHHH Young Adults Group. They live in Maryland and have two children, a son in college and a teen-age daughter.


The Ultimate Phone for People with Hearing Loss

Download CapTel Flyer here: No cost phone with valid third-party certification or through other promotion is subject to change without notice. Terms and conditions may apply. CapTel Captioning Service is provided through a federally-funded program that supports telephone access for people with hearing loss. FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM… Read more »

HLAA Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Meeting November 13, 2019

Join us for Lunch & Learn  Do you have Tinnitus? Learn how to manage it! (Our speaker will also outline Resources Available for Veterans with Hearing Loss) Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 11:45 a.m. Lunch is available for purchase 11:45 ($5) or bring your own North Sarasota Library Meeting Room 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota Veteran’s… Read more »