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    Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association, Inc. (HLAA-CA) serves Californians with hearing loss. Five million Californians, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, children, friends, and colleagues have hearing loss. Some of us are Deaf. We use sign language. Some of us are late deafened and hard of hearing. We use captions. Hearing loss can be a very devastating disorder. It can be very frightening, depressing, and isolating. 60% of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan have hearing loss and tinnitus. 2-3 out of every 1,000 children are hard of hearing or deaf. The numbers are increasing. 65% of people with hearing loss are younger than age 65. Turn the volume down! Hearing aids are very helpful, but unlike glasses, you don't get 20/20 hearing. Hearing loops help! Many of us cannot hear the high frequencies sound of alerting devices. We need low frequency sound, vibration, strobe, or a hearing dog to nudge us. Onalee, hearing dog Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association (HLAA-CA). Help us make communication easier! www.hearinglossca.org

     

    Your generous donation to HLAA-CA supports our mission to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss through advocacy, education, information, and support.

    We advocate for communication access throughout California for the benefit of Californians with hearing loss. We provide information and education about hearing loss and hearing loss services via our newsletter, website, Facebook page, and state conferences to Californians with hearing loss, their friends, families, and professionals. We support HLAA California chapters. We promote empowerment of individuals with hearing loss.

    HLAA-CA is run entirely by dedicated, tireless volunteers.

    The Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association, Inc. (HLAA-CA) is a tax-exempt, charitable organization and is eligible to receive tax deductible contributions under the IRS Code 501(c)(3). HLAA-CA’s Federal ID is 77-0033506.