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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.



HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York

January 4, 2019 Dear HLAA Members and Friends, Happy New Year! We are so excited for the HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York. Registration is OPEN and we have made it quicker and easier than ever! Online registration opens TODAY! You don’t want to miss out on our early-bird rates, so act fast! Rates will go up after March 1,… Read more »

The Great and Wonderful Hearing Loops

Meandering Through A Hearing World The Great and Wonderful Hearing Loops My husband and I love music, so we take advantage of the many free concerts churches and other organizations offer. In the past I’ve sat through these concerts feeling left out because my profound hearing loss prevents me from hearing the fine details of… Read more »

Hearing and the Other Senses

My husband is quite a good cook. The other day I noticed him chopping tomatoes, onions, garlic, and fresh spices, ingredients for his Bolognese Sauce. While the sauce simmered, he tasted and when he thought everything was prefect, he asked for my opinion. As I dipped my spoon into his fragrant creation, he stood there,… Read more »

HLAA-Miami Chapter December15 Meeting

Please Join Us Saturday December 15 2018 at 10am as we meet to discuss living with hearing loss and desires for future meetings Click here to find out more information.