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Information about the Chapter Dinner is now available on the Members' page.

Added information on the Entertainment page.

More on our Resources page

updated News page (under the Entertainment section from the navigation menu above)

........and more!

JUNE 20-23

Registration  for the Convention is now open! 

Download the PDF to register

O nline Registration is now open!

​Download the Schedule

The HLAA room block at the Hyatt Regency Rochester is open!  G o to the reservation site, select your arrival and departure dates, Now! 

Book your room early. The Rochester Jazz Fest  will overlap with the Convention!

Note: if rooms at the Hyatt Regency Rochester are not available the secondary hotel is: The Rochester Riverside Hotel. ​​


Note that several of the workshops will be conducted by our Rochester Chapter members !

Carmen R Coleman: Healthcare and Hearing Aids

Mary C. Chizuk: Enhancing Communication between Healthcare Providers and people with Hearing Loss

Suzanne E. Johnston and Timothy J. Whitcher: Expanding Our Reach: Building an Effective Professional Advisory Committee.

Daniel Brooks and Mary Chizuk: Piloting a Workplace Toolkit for People with Hearing Loss

Charlie Johnstone (Raegene Castle): How to Create and Oversee an Assistive Device Demonstration Center.

Donald W. Bataille (Karen MacLennan: Looping Large Venues-Airports, Theaters and Hockey Rinks


       Tuesday May 710:00 am Church Vestry Room​​

Hearing Other People's Experiences (HOPE)

Prospective or new hearing aid users can share their experiences, questions, and hearing loss journeys in an informal round table discussion facilitated by Joe Kozelsky  CCC/A, retired audiologist
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.

We present two different program meetings (morning and evening), the first Tuesday of the month. We meet October through June.  In September we meet the second Tuesday of the month, due to the Labor Day Holiday. 
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.   Details...

Tuesday, May 7 
Daytime Meeting 11:00am-1:00pm Parish Hall 

   Helen Keller’s Rochester connection with 
Allis D’Amanda   

Next Chapter

Tuesday, May 7
Evening Meeting  7:00-9:00pm Parish Hall 

​​    Cochlear implant technology update:  What’s new at UR Audiology? with Megan Wightman AuD

 Note: There will NOT be a demo session in June because the HLAA National Convention will be held here in Rochester June 20-23, 2019! We encourage you to register and attend the convention. Among many featured events, manufacturers and distributors of assistive devices will be showing their products in the Exhibit Hall. Admittance to the exhibits is open to the public at no charge. There are registration fees to attend other aspects of the convention.

Our National Organization's  Webinars

"Webinars" are online Seminars. You can watch, listen (they're captioned), and participate.
Find out more here