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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 Giving Challenge

IT’S ALMOST HERE…The 2020 Giving Challenge #BeTheOne What is the Giving Challenge you ask? The Giving Challenge is an online giving event that provides nonprofits, in our community, the opportunity to gain exposure to — and start relationships with — new donors;  and for other people in our region to come together to raise as… Read more »

LISTEN UP with Sarasota Chapter

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ MAY – JUNE 2020 THE GIVING CHALLENGE IS APRIL 28-29! The Chapter’s primary fundraiser is the Giving Challenge. All members and friends are asked to “BE THE ONE“! Don’t miss the Giving Challenge fact sheet inside this Listen!Up. Here are the highlights: The Giving Challenge is an online giving event that provides nonprofits the… Read more »

HLAA Webinar with Dr. Cliff this Wednesday, April 29

HLAA WEBINAR Audiological Care and COVID-19: The Current Climate, Hearing Treatment Alternatives, and the Future of Audiology Presenter: Cliff Olson, Au.D. Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Time: 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss Wednesday’s free captioned webinar featuring Dr. Cliff Olson, audiologist and founder of Applied Hearing Solutions, who will be presenting… Read more »

Florida’s #1 Choice For Hearing Loops, Assistive Listening Systems, and Intercom Systems

Since 2010, Complete Hearing Solutions, LLC have provided the most complete end-to-end solutions for assistive listening systems in the State of Florida! From airports, to houses of worship, to performing arts venues to the simplest of one-to-one solutions, we bring the same attention to detail, professionalism, and customer service. There is no install too big… Read more »

Our Remote Hearing Lives

Who would have thought that a tiny microscopic virus would change our lives so radically! During these past weeks, I’ve rethought grocery shopping, and now, my food is delivered to my door. Instead of gathering with friends for lunch or dinner, I’m seeing them through Facetime. I meet with my volunteer groups using the GoToMeeting… Read more »