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.

Watch the Oct 17th Meeting Video

Nathan Gomme reviewed the accessibility of 4 commonly used programs for virtual meetings. 

InnoCaption - Real Time Caption on Smart Phones - Free

Click the link below to watch the video

 

17 Oct Meeting Video

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

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Join our Dec. 19th Member Meeting using Zoom

From magical holiday traditions to cherished daily routines, all that is familiar to us is being challenged during the COVID pandemic. HLAA-Albuquerque is delighted to announce that Health Coach Megan Merchant will visit us via Zoom on Dec. 19 to ease our stress. Megan will share tools that address social isolation, tips to build beneficial networks, and techniques to increase forthcoming fun. Share this event with a friend and bring a paper and pen if you are ready to elevate your wellness!

Megan Merchant is an Adjunct Faculty Member with the UNM College of Education Department of Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences. Her courses include Stress Management, Stress Less, Sleep Better, Conflict Mediation, Fundamentals of Human Sexuality, Physical Activity and Aging, and more. She resides in the East Mountains near Albuquerque with her spouse, two daughters, and dog Mocha.

  • 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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