Hearing Loss Association of America

Albuquerque Chapter

Helping People Communicate

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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.

Gael Hannen

Watch the February 20th Meeting Video

Ginevra Ralph had a great presentation on taking control of hearing better in our daily lives using a personal hearing loop.  It is a great presentation! 

Click the link below to watch the video.  The presentation starts at 18:00 minutes into the video.

 

Feb 20 Meeting Video

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Join our March Member Meeting using Zoom

March 20, 2021

Gael Hannen will be presenting

How to be that Fabulous Person with Hearing Loss

Gael Hannen is one of North America’s most sought-after speakers on living with hearing loss.  Gael is a writer, public speaker, and advocate who is passionate about hearing loss issues and we are very excited to have her for our March presentation. Here is what Gael has to say about her forthcoming presentation: 

 

"As a person with lifelong hearing loss, I should know a thing or two about it. One thing I know for sure is just when you think you’ve nailed it, something happens to knock you back to square one. For example, trying to communicate through pandemic masks. But I also know that we can get up, dust ourselves off and move forward again, by being true to a few golden principles. I discuss these in my presentation How to Be That Fabulous Person with Hearing Loss

  • 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 interperters at the same time.

  • Live captioning will be provided on Zoom.  

  • Sign language interperters will be available on Zoom

Read the Wired for Sound Newsletter

Providing Valuable Information

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February 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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