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Advocacy Seminar Attracts Over 300 Participants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zic7Z_Y3-cw An online advocacy seminar presented last month by our New York State Association was attended by over 300 people, according to HLAA’s national office. The event, “Hearing Accessibility and the Law: Your Rights and How to Obtain Them,” was…

Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants in the Advanced Elder Population

by Dr. Katrina Stidham. I have been a practicing neurotologist for 20 years.  During that time, many significant changes have occurred in the management of hearing loss.  Technology has taken leaps and bounds.  Hearing aids have transitioned from analog to digital technology with…

World Hearing Report Published for the First Time

The World Report on Hearing (WRH), developed in response to the World Health Assembly resolution (WHA70.13), adopted in 2017, provides guidance for Member States to integrate ear and hearing care into their national health plans. "Based on the best available…

New Documentary on Hearing Loss Experience: April 2021

Do you believe that hearing loss is accurately represented in mainstream media? If your answer is no, you will want to see the one-hour documentary, "We Hear You" next month when it is released. It was created over the past…

Hearing Accessibility & the Law: March 10 @ 7pm (ET)

Your Rights and How to Obtain Them. Hosted by HLAA and the NYS Assoc. of HLAA. Federal, state and local disability laws are intended to bring people with all manner of disabilities, including hearing loss, into the mainstream of public life. But…

Video Captions Benefit Everyone

New York Times, April 3, 2020 To the Editor: In 2015, Morton Ann Gernsbacher, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, published an article in the journal Policy Insights From the Behavioral and Brain Sciences entitled, “Video Captions Benefit Everyone.” She reviewed…

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