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Review for Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Hearing Loss Association of America and its chapters are a vital network for people with hearing loss, their families , friends, and colleagues. Founded on the idea that there is a need for peer based support, HLAA has grown and developed into the foremost consumer organization devoted to the needs of people with hearing loss. HLAA is the "go-to" organization in the country when government and industry sources want to consult with the foremost advocates for people with hearing loss. And the local chapters form a vital base of grass roots activism that is unmatched by any other organization of its kind.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen first hand how HLAA outreach has changed the lives of people with hearing loss. Successful advocacy efforts have gained access of people with hearing loss in so many venues and local chapter activities provide a vital source of support for people with hearing loss who are struggling to find their way in the hearing world.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

HLAA is such a good and strong organization, my wish is that every one of the 36 million people in the USA with a hearing loss could experience the benefits of membership and learn first hand how much HLAA has to offer them, their families, friends, and colleagues.

Role:  Board Member & I serve on the HLAA board of trustees and am active in local chapter affairs.