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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.



HLAA 2019 Convention Early-bird Discounted Rates

February 26, 2019 Only 3 Days Left to Get HLAA2019 Convention Early-bird Discounted Rates Don’t miss your chance to receive a discounted registration, rates will increase March 2! This year, we have made the online registration quicker and easier than ever through the CrowdRise platform! State Organization and Chapter Leaders, Veterans, and Speakers Please register offline by downloading… Read more »

Three Cheers for Captioned Voicemail

Meandering Through A Hearing World Three Cheers for Captioned Voicemail I have a busy life. I volunteer as a board member for several organizations, and I do quite of bit of creative writing. My days pass quickly, leaving me wishing, hoping, and praying for more time. Over time, I’ve adopted time-management tools, one of which… Read more »

What To Do About The Hearing Loss

Meandering Through A Hearing World What To Do About The Hearing Loss This week, I received an e-mail from a very good friend. It’s always good to hear from her. We met thirty years ago on the first day of my M.B.A. program. We began talking and realized we were two of eleven women in… Read more »

February Chapter Meeting Sun City Center Florida

  February Chapter Meeting! Tuesday, February 19th, 2018 at 10:00 AM Website: www.hlaascc.com Our guest speaker will be Jerry Rothstein KITS Computers & Web  Keeping I.T. Simple The topic will be Using a Cell Phone for Clearer Voices/Sounds St. Andrew Presbyterian Church (map-it) 1239 West Del Webb Blvd Sun City Center, Florida 33573

How A Friend Helped Me Hear

Meandering Through A Hearing World How A Friend Helped Me Hear I was invited to a dinner party this week. There would be a small group, the hostess told me, just seven people, and she promised a light meal. Now doesn’t that appeal? In January I’m always busy working off those five extra pounds that… Read more »