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Joan Andrews Scholarship

Joan Andrews was a true hearing advocate and among the core group of individuals who formed the state organization Florida Association of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (FLASHHH) now known as Hearing Loss Association of Florida (HLA-FL). Her three daughters have graciously created the JOAN ANDREWS SCHOLARSHIP in her memory to assist an individual who has not previously attended the HLAA National Convention and who demonstrates in writing a sincere interest in and commitment to sharing HLAA’s mission with others affected by hearing loss. This year’s convention will be held June 20-23 in Rochester. New York. Join us and others living with hearing loss for an experience you won’t forget. To complete your application, click here. Deadline for consideration is March 1, 2019.



Private Eyes Movie Club – Now Every 3rd Saturday All-Year Round!

We had a great summer at the movies with a turnout of more than 10 folks at each show to earn a private showing of our chosen movie with open captions (OC). We will now do a movie every month year round as follows: We will choose a new movie on the third Thursday of each month when the weekly schedule comes out. The movie selected for the 3rd Saturday will start midday somewhere between 11:30am and 1:00pm.

HLAA WEBINAR: Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI)

Speaker: Ravi N. Samy, M.D. Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time Don’t miss this WEDNESDAY’s free captioned webinar featuring Ravi N. Samy, M.D., who will be presenting Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI). Summary Ravi N. Samy, M.D. successfully implanted a cochlear implant (CI) in the right ear and an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) in the left… Read more »

FREE Hearing Aid Trials AND Audiologist Consultations at Hearing Tech Expo Saturday, Oct 27th 9am – 4pm

FREE Hearing Aid Trials AND Audiologist Consultations at Hearing Tech Expo Saturday, Oct 27th 9am – 4pm Manatee Technical Institute, Bradenton Why wait? Avoid long lines with a pre-Expo screening! To be eligible for trials or consultation, bring either results of a past hearing test, have your hearing tested at the Expo, or avoid long… Read more »

HLAA-Miami Chapter September 8 Meeting

      Welcome to HLAA-Miami! ​Come join us at our monthly meetings     While we meet monthly at the  Coral Gables Adult Activity Center,  2 Andalusia Ave,  Coral Gables, FL 33134. Our September meeting will be: Saturday September 8 from 10Am till Noon. We will be discussing many issues and welcome your input… Read more »

September 2018 Listen!Up

September 2018 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________   The Sarasota/Manatee Chapter of HLAA Kicks Off a New Season!   NOON MEETINGS THIS YEAR*   Lunch is being offered at 11:45 AM for $5 or you may bring your own lunch.   Noon, Wednesday, September 12 – Flo Innes, charter Chapter member and former owner of Advocates for Better Hearing, attended… Read more »