January 24, 2017: On April 18, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission in Washington DC will host a workshop entitled Now Hear This: Competition, Innovation, and Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care. This workshop will examine competition, innovation, and consumer protection issues raised by hearing health and technology, especially hearing aids.  For a full description of this workshop which will be streamed as a live webcast, as well as opportunity for public comment,  please go to:

November 14, 2016:  Don’t miss this FREE HLAA webinar “Educated Consumers Hear Better.” Find out what services you should expect to receive from your audiologist.

October 31, 2016:  Learn more about the dangers of earbuds. Go to

September 27, 2016: Watch an ASL version of the opening song from the Broadway hit Hamilton.

September 22, 2016: Fox News in Rochester, NY, recently had a story about how new airport technology can help persons with hearing loss. Go to