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HLAA
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing consumers with hearing loss. The programs and events ( https://www.hearingloss.org/programs-events ) we offer are designed to focus on you—the person. HLAA strives to give people the tools they need to live more successfully with hearing loss and to show them they do not have to face hearing loss alone.
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  • HLAA Advocacy
    An HLAA Advocacy group for people interested in advocating for communication access. Welcome to the HLAA Advocacy Group. This Group has been established to support you: advocates across the country working to make life better for people with hearing loss. We welcome discussion, advocacy tips and successes, discussions about advocacy locally and federally. Our goal with this group is to have a place to exchange information, to support each other and to have a dialog about the issues that impact us most as well as discuss some of the most effective ways to get there. * Group Code of Conduct* * 1. HLAA Code of Conduct -* HLAA is committed to the highest ethical, personal, legal and moral standards. https://www.hearingloss.org/about-hlaa/code-of-conduct/ * 2. Conflict of Interest -* Participants may share their experiences, but must not promote or endorse any products, services and companies. No soliciting is allowed. * 3. Be Kind and Courteous -* We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required. * 4. No Hate Speech or Bullying-* Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind is not allowed, and degrading comments about disability, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity will not be tolerated. * 5. No Promotions or Spam -* Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. * 6. Respect Everyone’s Privacy -* Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. No postings should be forwarded or shared without express written permission from the author.
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    43 Members, 27 Topics, Public Archives, Last Post:
  • HLAA GITHL
    Welcome to the HLAA Get in the Hearing Loop (GITHL) group. The group is open to HLAA members, hearing loop advocates, installers, manufacturers, and anyone interested in providing communication access to people with hearing loss via hearing loops. It is intended to be a clearinghouse of information about hearing loops and telecoil technology. Members are encouraged to actively exchange ideas and information and to promote the HLAA Get in the Hearing Loop Program. Group Code of Conduct 1. HLAA Code of Conduct - HLAA is committed to the highest ethical, personal, legal, and moral standards. https://www.hearingloss.org/about-hlaa/code-of-conduct/ 2. Conflict of Interest- Participants can share their experiences, but not promote or endorse any products, services, and companies. No soliciting allowed 3. Be Kind and Courteous - We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required. 4. No Hate Speech or Bullying- Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about disability, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender, or identity will not be tolerated. 5. No Promotions or Spam - Self-promotion, spam, and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. 6. Respect Everyone’s Privacy - Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group.
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    131 Members, 120 Topics, Public Archives, Restricted, Last Post:
  • HLAA Leaders
    Welcome to the new, official HLAA Leaders List for chapter and state leaders. The mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy. The purpose of this group is to share useful information, our successes and tips for leading and developing HLAA chapters and state organizations in their efforts to support the mission of HLAA. By asking questions and sharing what works and what does not, we can grow professionally and strengthen HLAA from the bottom up. If you are new to this group or to groups in general and have questions you want to ask, please send us an email note to chapters@hearingloss.org. *Group Code of Conduct* *1. HLAA Code of Conduct -* HLAA is committed to the highest ethical, personal, legal and moral standards. https://www.hearingloss.org/about-hlaa/code-of-conduct/ *2. Conflict of Interest-* Participants can share their experiences, but not promote or endorse any products, services and companies. No soliciting allowed *3. Be Kind and Courteous -* We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required. *4. No Hate Speech or Bullying-* Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about disability, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity will not be tolerated. *5. No Promotions or Spam -* Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. *6. Respect Everyone’s Privacy -* Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group
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    174 Members, 745 Topics, Archives Viewable Only By Members, Restricted, Last Post:
  • HLAA Newsletter Editors
    We can talk about all the things so dear to a newsletter editor's heart. Whether it's giving hints on how to have a more effective front page, making a choice to use either the postal service or electronic mail, efficiently managing use of space or any of the other issues we face on a regular basis. Please join us.
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    48 Members, 82 Topics, Archives Viewable Only By Members, Last Post:
  • HLAA Tech
    HLAA all things tech—virtual meetings, website and social media and software. This is an HLAA group focused on assisting chapters with all things technology-oriented like virtual meetings, websites, social media and software programs.
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    104 Members, 88 Topics, Public Archives, Last Post:
  • HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter
    Welcome to the official email group for the HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter. The mission of the HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is to provide education, be an advocate for veterans with hearing loss, and to provide a support system to help them to return and adjust to civilian life. The purpose of this group is to share useful information, our successes, tips for veterans in their hearing journey. By asking questions and sharing what works and what does not, we provide support and assistance on how to live well with hearing loss. Veterans with hearing loss and supportive friends and family are encouraged to join as members of the chapter. If you are new to this group or to groups in general and have questions you want to ask, please send us an email note to chapters@hearingloss.org. Group Code of Conduct 1. HLAA Code of Conduct - HLAA is committed to the highest ethical, personal, legal and moral standards. https://www.hearingloss.org/about-hlaa/code-of-conduct/ 2. Conflict of Interest- Participants can share their experiences, but not promote or endorse any products, services and companies. No soliciting allowed 3. Be Kind and Courteous - We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required. 4. No Hate Speech or Bullying- Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about disability, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity will not be tolerated. 5. No Promotions or Spam - Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. 6. Respect Everyone’s Privacy - Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group
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    20 Members, 23 Topics, Public Archives, Last Post: