|July 15, 2015|
|Have you ever wondered what HLAA does for you – the person with hearing loss? Wonder no more! We represent you at the national level, in the halls of Congress, and with policy makers to ensure that you are not forgotten when it comes to your rights as a person with hearing loss. We also bring you the news that you might not easily find elsewhere so you can stay informed.
Even though it’s summer, we are still at work for you. Contact Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at HLAA, for further information or questions.
|HLAA Supports the HEAR Act
The time has come for Medicare to cover the cost of expensive hearing aids. On June 9, 2015, HLAA penned a letter of support for the Help Extend Auditory Relief (HEAR) Act, H.R 2748. On June 12, 2015, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the reintroduction of the HEAR Act, H.R 2748 with the support of 10 members of Congress. Cartwright first introduced the HEAR Act in 2013. [Read more]
TDI’s 21st Biennial Conference in Baltimore: HLAA Will be There
TDI has a full slate of prestigious presenters, including FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Karen Peltz Strauss, and U.S. Department of Justice Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eve Hill. [Read more]
Justice Department and Equal Access to Harvard and MIT’s Online Courses
Fairfax Nursing Center Agrees to Settle Claim That It Failed to Provide Effective Communication Services to Individuals Who Are Deaf
A Message from TSA
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