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Information, Education, Support and Advocacy

The Mission of HLAA and HLAA Gulf Coast Chapter is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing the most up to date information our industry can provide.

 

Learn more about our mission on a National level by clicking here and at the State of Florida level by clicking here.

HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss News Articles

Most Recent News or Event:

Discover 100 New Ways to Improve Your Hearing

8th Annual Hearing Tech Expo Florida’s Biggest Hearing Exhibition When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 9AM – 3PM Where: Manatee Technical Institute Bradenton, FL
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hearing loss resources

Hearing Loss Resources

We are your gateway to many resources, such as how to manage the cost of hearing aids, the state’s relay phone program which offers free amplified and captioned phones and so much more. View our many free and other resources we have to offer. Many of the links below can also be found on our…
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HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss News Articles

News & Events that you can use:

8th Annual Hearing Tech Expo Florida's Biggest Hearing Exhibition When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 9AM - 3PM Where: Manatee Technical Institute Bradenton, FL

Discover 100 New Ways to Improve Your Hearing

8th Annual Hearing Tech Expo Florida’s Biggest Hearing Exhibition When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 9AM – 3PM Where: Manatee Technical Institute Bradenton, FL
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Family Zone -Family Zone - Pediatric Program - 8th Annual Hearing Tech Expo Florida’s Biggest Hearing Exhibition When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 9AM – 3PM Where: Manatee Technical Institute Bradenton, FL

Expanded Pediatric Program “For the Love of Hearing”

8th Annual Hearing Tech Expo Florida’s Biggest Hearing Exhibition When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 9AM – 3PM Where: Manatee Technical Institute Bradenton, FL
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Captel

The Ultimate Phone for People with Hearing Loss

Download CapTel Flyer here: No cost phone with valid third-party certification or through other promotion is subject to change without notice. Terms and conditions may apply. CapTel Captioning Service is provided through a federally-funded program that supports telephone access for people with hearing loss. FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM…
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ALDA Suncoasters Tuesday, August 13, 2019, August meeting at Our Savior Lutheran Church

ALDA Suncoasters Meeting Tuesday, August 13th 2019 7pm

ALDA Suncoasters When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, Where: August meeting at Our Savior Lutheran Church 4825 East Bay Dr., Clearwater What Time: 7pm Topic: Text to 9-1-1 in Pinellas County, Emergency Planning Communication and Q&A Speakers: Mary Burrell, APR Community Education, Outreach & Program Coordinator Pinellas County Emergency Management and Lori Collins 911 Database Analyst…
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HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss

Bring your questions & concerns to the meeting and learn from others

The HLAA Gulf Coast Chapter is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit providing people with hearing loss the information, education and the support they need to self-advocate for their needs and lead a more active lifestyle.

HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss Articles

Articles From Our Chapter President:

“Oh Darn – I can’t talk behind your back”

“Oh Darn – I can’t talk behind your back” By Debbe Hagner It has been over one year since I got the cochlear implant. I have heard many people tell me “Oh darn, I can’t talk behind your back.” I often wonder- how much was really going on behind my back. I guess I will…
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“I CAN HEAR CLEARLY NOW-THE QUIET IS GONE”

“I CAN HEAR CLEARLY NOW- THE QUIET IS GONE” DEBBE HAGNER dhagner@hlagulfcoast.com   Since I was born, I have been hard of hearing possibly due to my premature birth. At only 3 pounds, I spent my first month in an incubator. In the 50’s, when preemies did not have the advantage of the technology we…
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