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.

Watch the Oct 15, 2022 Meeting Video with

Olivia Fadul

ABCs of Listening Skills for Hearing Loss

Olivia Fadul presented 

"The ABCs of Listening Skills for Hearing Loss: Navigating after 2020". This program is aimed to provide research, life experiences and best practices for those living with hearing loss.

Copy the Video Password Below

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Click on the "View Video" button below and paste the Password into the line requesting a Passcode to watch the video.  The presentation starts 20 minutes into the video.

 

Go to our "Resources" or "Past Zoom Mtg" pages for more videos of previous meetings

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Our Next Meeting is Nov 19, 2022 (Saturday)

10:00 am MDT

It will be a Zoom Meeting

For our November program we are delighted to host family members of individuals with hearing loss. Panel members can share their perspectives as they have navigated having a family member with a lifelong hearing loss, dealt with the frustrations of siblings who don’t hear them well, and of course the inevitable “you play the TV too loud!”. We hope you invite your family members
and/or significant others to join us for this month’s program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our facilitator for this gathering will be Michael Lovato, a trained group facilitator. Michael is a native New Mexican, and has taught the Intro to Veteran Counseling class. Michael’s resume can be found at

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-lovato-b0b9441a2

 

Zoom Link for Xoom Meeting - Click Here

In the future, we will be having "Hybrid" meetings -

Both "In Person" and using Zoom

 

The "In Person" meetings, will be held at

Los Altos Christian Church

 

11900 Haines Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM

  • Meetings will include Captioning

  • Meetings will include Sign Language Interpreters

  • In Person meetings are "Looped"

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Read the Wired for Sound Newsletter

Providing Valuable Information

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November 2022 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 AND vidios of most of our informative Zoom meetings.

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

 

YOU CAN HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!

 

We encourage you to use the following smartphone application 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 this smartphone app!

 

Soundprint - Available for Android Devices or iPhone

OR

Contribute - No Cost to You

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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 (888) 444-8081, choose "Option 3" to sign up or re-enroll. Ask for "Hearing Loss Association Of America - Albuquerque Chapter".  The  "Not for Profit Organization" number for Smith’s is NC419.

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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

Financial Assistance and Resources for People With Hearing Loss
Click on the "moneygeek" icon below for financial assistance and resources prepared by "moneygeek.com specifically for people with hearing loss
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