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HLAA has partnered with The Hearing Journal to create this NEW Patient Handout for People with #HearingLoss:

7 Tips to Maintain Hearing Health Care Amid #COVID19 

HLAA 2020 National Convention

COVID-19 Update March 17, 2020 From National: 

We are monitoring the situation and following the guidelines from the CDC and local public health authorities. As of this date, the HLAA2020 Convention is planned to occur and we have received many registrations. If there are changes in the country’s health guidelines and HLAA cancels HLAA2020, we will refund 100% of your registration fee. Please know that the health and safety of the HLAA community is a priority. We encourage everyone to sign up for the free, online HLAA Hearing Life E-News to receive all the latest news.

Find the latest Information on HLAA's National Organization's Website

Planning for the HLAA2020 Convention in New Orleans? Early Bird registration State and Chapter Leaders : Deadline Extended to April 30

Chapter Meetings are held in the Parish Hall at St. Paul's Episcopal Church 25 Westminster Rd.(at East Ave. accross from the George Eastman House), Rochester, NY 14607. Please enter only from the door on Westminster Rd.
Weather Note: Meetings are cancelled when:

1. Monroe County issues a ban on unnecessary travel; and/or:

2. The Rochester City School District closes and/or cancels afternoon activities; and/or:
3. The wind chill is at / or below -20 degrees. 

Chapter Meetings-​​
General Information

All meetings are free, accessible, and open to the public. 

Note: Our HOPE Discussion Group, Chapter Meetings and Cochlear Implant Meeting have been Cancelled for April, due to the Coronavirus. Currently, our other Chapter events such as our Featured Speaker and Awards Dinner are also cancelled.

Visit us for updates for future meetings and event cancellations, and don't forget to check our Members' page for Chapter updates and general information.


The April Hope Meeting has been callcelled due to the coronavirus. 

Check back to find out when the Hope Sessions will resume.

Next Chapter/ Cochlear Implant Meetings​​

 The April Chapter Meetings (day and evening) and the Cochlear Implant Meeting have been cancelled, due to the coronavirus.

​Check back to find out when they will resume ​.

HLAA and the American Girl Doll Connection

American Girl Dolls focus on “inspirational characters who impart meaningful life lessons to help girls learn and grow with confidence”.

“American Girl is donating $25,000 to support HLAA’s educational programs. American Girl is also supporting the organization’s 2020 Walk4Hearing with a donation of Joss dolls. And, from January 1, 2020, through the end of the year, the company will collect donations for HLAA at and at American Girl stores nationwide.”
Find out more at HLAA National's Website.

Support our Chapter and New York State Association and have a chance to win your own American Girl Doll...a grand gift or keepsake! Read more

 Sponsored by Nazareth College

A Group for Adults with Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants who want to improve their Communication

Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m.There is no cost to participate. Details Here
Note: the Demo Center will be closed March 19 and April 16. Please check back  for the May Demo Center status. Available now the Virtual Demonstration Center VDC !

Need or want information about Assisitve Listening Devices?
Visit our Demo Center Page.

Lorin Gallistel, a member of our Technology Committee, has created a Virtual Demonstration Center where you can find information about Assistive Listening Devices (ALD'S) including items from our center. 

Rochester Chapter Assistive Device Demonstration Center​​

The Young Adults Board of the Rochester Chapter HLAA

Are you ready to graduate high school, of college age or young adult and would like to Meet and enjoy the company of others your age who have hearing loss?

The Young Adult Board of HLAA-Rochester works to
serve as a means to unite and support students and younger people who have hearing loss. Our Young Adult Board welcomes upper high-school, college-age and younger people out in the work force who are deaf and/or HOH to participate.

Those in the same age group who are interested and involved in serving those with hearing loss are welcome as well. Contact Us to find out more!


​Adult Board