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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.

Going Grocery Shopping

When the announcement came that all Americans should shelter until the end of April, my husband and I realized we had to replenish our dwindling food supply. We had been at home for almost three weeks and were finding that we were running out of milk, cheese, eggs, and a few other items. We roughed… Read more »

State Chapter Coordinator News Corner: Miami Chapter Takes On Virtual meetings using ZOOM

President Roxana Rotundo is leading the charge with the Miami Chapter. On March 28, 2020 the chapter used  ZOOM app to host its first virtual meeting.  The speaker Shari Eberts  a Hearing Health Advocate, Writer and Founder of   presented  “Your Covid-19 Hearing Loss Guide”. Loaded with power packed informative information and much to… Read more »

Hearing loss In The Time Of Coronavirus

HLAA remains committed to our mission to help people with hearing loss stay engaged through information, education, support and advocacy and to promote the importance of hearing health. Don’t forget to visit national website for the full stories. Hearing Loss in the Time of Coronavirus Categories: ADA, Advocacy News, Coronavirus, News Your rights under the… Read more »