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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 Event Newsletter:

Hottest Movie of the Summer

CRAZY RICH ASIANS Hottest Movie of the Summer This Saturday 12:30 Regal Citrus Park Cinema 7999 Citrus Park Mall, Tampa, FL (see below for info) Movie Starts at 12:45 Followed by Lunch and Social Time at: BJ’s Restaurant in the Mall     “Bright, buoyant, and hilarious” Wall Street Journal “Endless Luxury” New York Times “Hillarious, Hearfelt…
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hearing loss resources

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:

HLA Gulf Coast Hearing Loss Articles

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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Crazy Rich Asians Movie

Hottest Movie of the Summer

CRAZY RICH ASIANS Hottest Movie of the Summer This Saturday 12:30 Regal Citrus Park Cinema 7999 Citrus Park Mall, Tampa, FL (see below for info) Movie Starts at 12:45 Followed by Lunch and Social Time at: BJ’s Restaurant in the Mall     “Bright, buoyant, and hilarious” Wall Street Journal “Endless Luxury” New York Times “Hillarious, Hearfelt…
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hearing loss association america happy hour gulf coast sun city tampa florida

Socializing For Fun & To Improve Our Hearing Skills

    Join us to relax and have fun with people who understand hearing loss Meet and socially network with leaders and members of hearing loss groups Learn about hearing loss educational & support groups in Tampa Bay area Learn how to use the app “Ava” to provide instant captions for conversations The event is…
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HLAA Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting on Sept 5, 2018 at 12:30 pm Safety Harbor Lib.

What New Developments I Learned at the HLAA Convention Wednesday, Sept. 5 12:30 p.m. Safety Harbor Public Library Chapter Member Peter Forret will report on the 39th Annual HLAA Convention What new technologies were shown What new ways to support his hearing loss he found The social and networking benefits of attending Why you should…
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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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