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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.


Central Florida Chapter Hearing Loss meeting Feb. 6th

Hearing Loss Association of America – Central Florida The Hearing Loss Association of America – Central Florida will hold its next Chapter meeting on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Churchill Street Recreation Center, 2375 Churchill Downs, The Villages, FL in the Triple Crown Room. Our guest speaker will be Danielle Rosier, Au.D,… Read more »

HLAA Webinar on January 17: A Glimpse at 2018

Webinar A Glimpse at 2018 January 15, 2018 Speakers: HLAA Staff Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss this WEDNESDAY’S free captioned webinar featuring the HLAA staff for A Glimpse at 2018, a discussion of the year ahead. The HLAA brand refresh, launch of a new website,… Read more »

Open Captioned Movie event – Jan. 17th

AMC Lake Square Theater VIA/Port Florida Mall 10401-015 US 441 Leesburg, Fl. 34788 January 17, 2018 1:35 p.m. The Commuter Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the… Read more »

Hearing Loss World…The People Who Understand!

Right before Christmas my husband and I attended a neighborhood party. Our lovely neighbor, Susan, always throws a party on December 23, inviting everyone on our street as well as her friends and family. We always enjoy going to her home because of her great hospitality. Though I know there will be the stress of… Read more »

HLAA Orlando Monthly Support Group Meeting 2018

Hearing Loss Association of America Orlando Monthly Support Group will be meeting Tuesday: January 16, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM Tanya Williams State Chapter Coordinator will be sharing all of the new and upcoming happenings that will be taking place in 2018 for HLAA-FL and National. She will be looking forward to hearing your comments and… Read more »