NYS News

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Explained

Purchasing Considerations from HLAA + Notes Offered by the Rochester NY Chapter: The term ‘hearing aid’ has, up until now, referred to prescription hearing aids, which can only be purchased through a licensed provider, such as an audiologist or hearing aid specialist. The Federal Drug Adminstration’s (FDA) action introduces a new class, OTC hearing aids,…

HLAA Urges Hochul to Sign S1852/A6710

HLAA National Director Barbara Kelley supports the establishment of a Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind and HoH in New York State. Please sign our petition, if you haven’t yet:  change.org/D-DB-HoH-NYSCommissionNeeded Barbara Kelley, Executive Director of HLAA, sent the following to Governor Hochul on October 20, 2022: As the executive director of Hearing Loss Association of…

Urgent: We Need Your Help!

We need everyone’s help to encourage Governor Hochul to sign the legislation to make New York the 39th state to have a commission or agency specifically dedicated to the needs of the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Please take a few minutes to review the suggestions and links below for the call to action…

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