Hearing Loss Association of America

Albuquerque Chapter

Helping People Communicate

Members - Remember to Pay Your 2021 Membership Dues.  Click Here

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.

Join our October Meeting on Zoom

October 17, 2021

10:00 am MDT

Tinnitus: Research and Resources


For the month of October we we will be welcoming Dr. Julie Prutsman. Her presentation will focus on American Tinnitus Association updates regarding research and resources for tinnitus management. Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sound in your ears or head when no external sound is present. If you’re experiencing signs of tinnitus, you’re not alone.


Dr. Prutsman is the owner and founder of Sound Relief Hearing Center and a third-generation audiology professional. She currently serves on the Board of the American Tinnitus Association, American Academy of Audiology and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.

  • Meeting starts at 10:00 am MST

  • You can join at 9:45 am MST for a Zoom tutorial with informative instructions to make sure you can view the presentation material, the presentor, captioning, and sign language interpreters at the same time.

  • Live captioning will be provided on Zoom and in person.  

  • Sign language interpreters will be available on Zoom and in person

Lise Hamilin

Watch the September 18th Meeting Video

Lise Hamlin did a presentation on Advocacy at the state, federal and local level. She also gave an update on what's happening nationally in regards to hearing devices.


Click the link below to watch the video.

June 19th Meeting Video

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Go to our "Resources" Page for videos of previous meetings

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Read the Wired for Sound Newsletter

Providing Valuable Information


October 2021 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!    




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


Smith’s Community Rewards

 Shop at Smith’s with their Rewards card, and Smith’s will make a donation to HLAA Albuquerque chapter. You get your usual rewards points.

Call 1-866-4141 to sign up or re-enroll. The HLAAbq NPO number for Smith’s is 14881.

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Get In Touch

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

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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

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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