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:

September 13, 2022 – How to form a resilient identity as a person with hearing loss – Michael A. Harvey, PhD, ABPP

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, ABPP: How to form a resilient identity as a person with hearing loss   Please join us for a Zoom presentation. When: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvcequrjosE9cgBMjiQpTsbNa7cm1OBvkr You will then receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Download Flyer (pdf) Michael…
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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:

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, ABPP: How to form a resilient identity as a person with hearing loss

September 13, 2022 – How to form a resilient identity as a person with hearing loss – Michael A. Harvey, PhD, ABPP

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, ABPP: How to form a resilient identity as a person with hearing loss   Please join us for a Zoom presentation. When: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvcequrjosE9cgBMjiQpTsbNa7cm1OBvkr You will then receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Download Flyer (pdf) Michael…
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Hurry Register Now – “LOOK BEYOND THE FACE” Register Now!!!

Understand what is said when no words are heard  . . . . . . spoken or not!! Where do you look to feel safe in any situation in everyday life: Dating Shopping Slow talking people Head turner talkers Meeting new people Untruthful people In a crowd “Nonverbal interaction allows for words to come alive by exposing a…
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HLAA Virtual Convention 2021

HLAA Virtual Convention 2021, June 24-26

  Save-the date: HLAA Virtual Convention 2021    –   June 24-26 HLAA 2021 Convention is going virtual! Join us June 24-26, 2021 for the world’s premier event for people with hearing loss-safely from the comfort of your own home! This three-day event will be jam-packed with the same robust educational workshops, innovative HLAA exhibitors, and…
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HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss

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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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