Next Meeting:
February 21, 2019

Black Box Summer Theatre Camp

Kristina Rodriguez is a deaf student at Lakeland High School.  Last year, our chapter sponsored a trip for Kristina to attend the Black Box Theatre Summer Camp at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC.  Kristina will be our guest speaker and she will share her experiences with us.  Join us for this presentation and to meet others who have hearing loss and seek to help others to manage their hearing loss.

HLAA 2019 Convention Registration

Registration for HLAA2019 is now OPEN through March 1, 2019.
The General Package includes: State and Chapter Awards Reception & Ceremony.  Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, Opening Session featuring
Keynote Speaker Rebecca Alexander, Get Acquainted Party, Research Symposium, and more.  Click the icon to the left for more
information about this exciting convention.

There are 48 million Americans
who have a significant hearing loss.


educating ourselves, family, friends, and others about hearing loss


promoting technology, research, and access to improve hearing and quality of life


helping ourselves and each other to participate fully and successfully in society

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm, located at the First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801. Our meetings are in Multipurpose Room A.

Call (863) 853-3130 for more information or send a message via contact us.

Meet a new friend who may have the same hearing challenges as you. Learn from the group and frequent presenters.

Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services are provided at all of our meetings. This service displays the spoken words on the screen for all to read.

Our meeting room is “looped” which will allow you to turn on your t-coil on your Hearing Aid or Cochlear Implant. The sound is great…. you will be amazed!

Learn more about “Looping”.

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Thank you for your support!!!!!

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