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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.


Sarasota Chapter February 14th Chapter Meeting Tomorrow!

February Chapter Meeting! Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Our guest speaker will be Dr. Julie Daugherty The topic will be Tinnitus – The Latest Research and Treatment Options Refreshments will be served! North Sarasota Library Meeting Room 2801 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota

HLAA SCC Chapter Meeting on Feb 20, 2018 at 9:45

HLAA SCC Chapter Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Location: St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. SCC, Fl 33573 Program Presentation 9:45 am; Coffee / Social after presentation NO RSVP is required. Any Questions? Contact Bill D. at 814.951.7193. SPEAKER: Larry Kavanaugh Trainer, HLAA Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers (N-CHATT) Past… Read more »

Sarasota Chapter Upcoming Events February 2018

Upcoming Events! Below is a list of our upcoming February events. Be sure to always check the hlas.org website for updates! Click here to see the complete list of events. February Events Tuesday, February 6, 2018 HLAS “After Hours” — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Dr. Karen Draper, FAAA, CCC-A “Cochlear Implant Candidacy, Technology, and… Read more »