Hearing Loss Association of America

Albuquerque Chapter

Helping People Communicate

Link to Zoom Meeting - 17 Oct - 9:45 am

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About Us

Improving Peoples Life

Our purpose is to improve the life of people with hearing loss.  We do that by providing information to our members, to regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, and providers

We hold regular meetings once a month from September through June with a informative guest speakers or where we share experiences and knowledge with others.

We publish an informative newsletter each month.

We are affiliated with the National Hearing Loss Association of America and Loop New Mexico

We publish important information for people with hearing loss.

Monthly Meetings

Connecting with Others

Woops!  There were some problems with the link to the Oct 17th Zoom meeting.  If you missed the meeting, it was great.  Watch the video - click the link to the right.

For more information on how to participate in the Sept. Zoom Meeting, go to the September copy of Wired for Sound -

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Watch the 17 Oct Meeting Video

Nathan Gomme reviewed the accessibility of 4 commonly used programs for virtual meetings. Nathan Gomme, the executive director for the NMCDHH. Nathan came back this October to finish his presentation on resources available to the deaf and hard of hearing community.

InnoCaption - Real Time Caption on Smart Phones - Free

A presentation about InnoCaption, a “mobile app that allows real-time captioning of phone calls through live stenographers and automated speech recognition software”. InnoCaption representatives  showed us how to use the application, the benefits of the application and the many application features available through InnoCaption. And the App is free for qualified users.  Click the link below to watch the video

 

17 Oct Meeting Video

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Don't Forget the Nov 21st Member Meeting

 "Hearing Loss and Alzheimers - Connected?"

Zoom Meeting

  • Live captioning will be provided on Zoom.  

  • Sign language interperters will be available on Zoom

  • The meeting will start with informative instructions to make sure you can view the presentation material, the presentor, captioning, and sign language interperters at the same time.

Read the Wired for Sound Newsletter

Providing Valuable Information

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October 2020 Issue

The monthly newsletter is mailed or emailed to members  The newsletter is a must read for people who want to be informed about how to deal with hard of hearing challenges.

Providing Information

Our "Resources" page has a wide variety of information ranging from Guidelines for Purchasing Hearing Aids to Medicines That Can Effect Your Hearing.

Tired of not being able to hear when you eat out!    

 

YOU CAN HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!

 

We encourage you to use one of the following smartphone applications to both (1) measure the noise level at venues (restaurants, cafes, coffee/tea shops, bars) that you frequent and (2) search for quiet venues (where there are adequate measurements). 

 

Check out these smartphone apps!

 

Soundprint - Only Available for iPhone

iHEARu - Available for Android Devices or iPhone

Contribute - No Cost to You

Get In Touch

Email us and we will add you to our email list for notifications of meetings and Newsletter updates.

Become A Member

Your membership helps people with hearing loss.  There are no paid staff and all the dues are used to fund continued member meetings and monthly newsletters

Check Out Our Affiliates

The premier site for information about Telecoils and Looping Systems for better hearing at any venue - including your home.

Loop New Mexico Web Site

 

The website for the Hearing Loss Association of America National Organization

HLAA Web Site

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Albuquerque Chapter

Email: hlaabq@gmail.com

(505) 219-1962

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