The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) announced it is hosting its annual, interactive virtual convention on June 24-26. On June 24 at 3 PM EST, the convention kicks off with keynote remarks from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. Join to learn the latest about hearing health, communication access and the technologies and strategies that help people with hearing loss live well. This three-day event includes a research symposium on Hearing Care for All, and workshops on advances in hearing aids, accessibility through mobile devices, hearing access in the workplace, and more. HLAA looks forward to gathering together in person next year in Tampa, Fla.

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“Hearing health is essential,” said Barbara Kelley, HLAA’s executive director. “Through our convention, you will learn more about how you can use hearing screenings and technology to stay connected to the hearing world. Health experts and those living with hearing loss will share how they stay vital.”

The educational workshops at HLAA’s virtual convention would be of interest to anyone living with disabilities who seeks to learn how to advocate for themselves. This year HLAA has a new and improved virtual event platform, Showcare, where participants can create a profile to chat with other attendees, view the live workshops, and interact with exhibitors. 


  • An interactive Exhibit Hall will allow participants to talk one-on-one with industry representatives about the latest in assistive technologies. 
  • Happy Hour Meet and Greet: According to HLAA, participants “will be entertained, inspired, and have the chance to connect with other participants.”

Source: HLAA

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