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HLAA's Founder, Veteran and Executive Director of SHHH

Howard E. “Rocky” Stone

Years of Service: 1979-1993

Read his story - "An Invisible Condition" The Human Side of Hearing Loss: 14 Years of Editorials from the SHHH Journal by Howard E. “Rocky” Stone. Learn more about "A Collection of Memories" of Rocky Stone.

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We are Florida’s leading membership and advocacy organization for people with hearing loss and are thankful to see your interest in joining our team! If you have questions ahead of time, simply contact us and we be happy to assist you.


Hearing Loss Association of America Florida (HLAA-FL), a Voluntary non-profit organization, is dedicated to the well-being of the more than 40,000 Floridians of all ages and communication styles with hearing loss.


Welcome to Hearing Loss Association of Florida (HLAA-FL) and Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)


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Through our Local Support Groups, State and National Association, we work together in a united mission to provide information, support and advocacy to people directly affected by hearing loss. The HLAA-Florida team works together to assess how to better serve you. Join us to obtain information about hearing loss. We encourage you to share your thoughts, stories and suggestions publicly so that we in turn can share it with others.



When you join and become a member of HLAA National, you are automatically a member of HLAA-Florida and all chapters! Once a member, simply find any local chapter or support group nearest you. Sign-up to the individual support groups, or chapters, for conversations and presentations to learn more about resources, assistance, and those making a difference while dealing with hearing loss.


You are not alone, ever. There are Chapters nationwide and they look forward to hearing from you in person, Socially, from one of our Zoom connections or Webinars!


If by chance you cannot find a Chapter or Local Support Group in your area, maybe you'd like to learn how to Start a HLAA Chapter.


To find out more about HLAA National Membership and all the current benefits, head over to Hearing Loss Association of America's National Membership sign-up page.


HLAA members have the knowledge that they are an active participant in a highly-respected organization that is a force for change working on behalf of people with hearing loss. Let's Make An Impact Together!

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