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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:

Captioned Movie: Widows – Saturday, November 17

Captioned Movie: Widows Saturday November 17 Movie Time To Be Announced (Between 11:00 AM and 1 PM) Regal Citrus Park Cinema 7999 Citrus Park Mall, Tampa, FL (see below for info) Download/Print the flyer here Movie Starts at (TBD) Followed by Lunch and Social Time at BJ’s Restaurant in the Mall (see below)   “Riveting .…
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Great 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:

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Captioned Movie: Widows – Saturday, November 17

Captioned Movie: Widows Saturday November 17 Movie Time To Be Announced (Between 11:00 AM and 1 PM) Regal Citrus Park Cinema 7999 Citrus Park Mall, Tampa, FL (see below for info) Download/Print the flyer here Movie Starts at (TBD) Followed by Lunch and Social Time at BJ’s Restaurant in the Mall (see below)   “Riveting .…
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Useful Apps For Hearing Loss

Courtesy of Hearing Link  See other useful resources like this under our Great Hearing Loss Resources page. Computers, smartphones and tablets are increasingly prevalent in just about everyone’s life these days and with the use of the right websites, apps and services can be valuable tools in helping one to live well with hearing loss. With…
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7th Annual Hearing Tech Clinic – October 27 – Hearing Tech Expo

Download/Print Flyer to this event Only Expo in Florida to offer free hearing aid trials, as well as a clinic and pediatric program 7th ANNUAL Manatee Technical College 6305 State Road 70, Bradenton, FL (map-it) Better Hearing Guidebook • Getting the most out of the Expo • Top 10 ways to improve hearing • How HLAA can…
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Meeting: October 3rd -How New Technologies Are Making Our Community More Accessible

Meets every 1st Wednesday 12:30 p.m. Sept to May Safety Harbor Public Library 101 Second St N Safety Harbor, FL (map-it) Lunch afterward at Paradise Restaurant (Free WiFi – see below for more details) Captioned Movie Outings Every Second Saturday   How New Technologies Are Making Our Community More Accessible    Wednesday, October 3           12:30 p.m.      Safety Harbor…
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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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