Hearing Loss Association of America

The Hearing Loss Association of America has 12 state organizations in the states of CA, NC, NJ, NY, FL, WI, OR, GA, TX, MI, WA and PA. Six states hold state or regional conferences. PA and NJ hold leadership trainings. The conferences generate revenue for the state organization, raise awareness of the Hearing Loss Association of America in each state and bring in new members. Rather than conferences on general hearing loss information, some states chose to focus on specific topics such as assistive technology, employment and leadership. State organizations are building coalitions with other state agencies; representation on state advisory boards is at an all-time high and states are involved in advocacy efforts especially legislation to get hearing aid insurance coverage.

Website: www.shhh.org