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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.



Is Hearing Loss A Disability?

Meandering Through A Hearing World Is Hearing Loss A Disability? What happens if you have or develop a hearing loss? Are you suddenly considered disabled simply because you can’t hear? I never considered myself disabled. I can function. In spite of my hearing loss, I go about my life and work, take care of my… Read more »

Lets Meet With Ideas

  We meet monthly at the Coral Gables Adult Activity Center, 2 Andalusia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Our next meeting will be: Saturday March 9th from 10Am till Noon. We ask that you bring up to 5 ideas or suggestions on you what you want or would like for this HLAA Chapter.  Come one,… Read more »

Early-bird Registration Rates End Tonight

MARCH 1, 2019 Last Day to Get HLAA2019 Convention Early-bird Discounted Rates Don’t miss your chance to receive a discounted registration, rates will increase March 2! Join us for an experience to remember where you will meet other people with hearing loss, learn in the most communication accessible environment and enjoy the sights of Rochester, New… Read more »