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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.



Brain Training Success With Dr. Ashley Wellons

Dr. Ashley Wellons AU.D., of ENT Hearing Associates of South Florida, will speak on hearing loss, the auditory pathway to the brain and how to strengthen it. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome! For more information visit the HLAA website: www.hearingloss.org Please send questions to [email protected] Join their Facebook Group Location: North Palm Beach Library (map-it)… Read more »

Technological Hearing Help

Meandering Through A Hearing World   Technological Hearing Help I love learning about new hearing technologies and devices. I am a member of Hearing Loss Association of America and as a member, I receive their wonderful magazine, Hearing Life. The January-February 2019 issue is filled with articles and advertisements about hearing loss devices, issues and… Read more »

Taking a Hearing Break

Meandering Through A Hearing World Taking a Hearing Break We moved to Southwest Florida fifteen years ago to escape the cold and snowy days that northern winters bring on. We can be a bit smog come January. While most northerners are bundled in sweaters, slacks, and wool socks, we enjoy wandering around in shorts and… Read more »

Meandering Through A Hearing World

A Day in a Hearing Life People often ask me what it’s like to have a profound hearing loss. I should be full of words and thoughts but mostly I don’t know how to answer this question. I live with a gamut of issues while trying to embrace hope. Living without normal hearing can be… Read more »