Pennsylvania State Office (HLAA-PA)
We are the state office of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation's foremost advocacy organization for people with hearing loss. Our all-volunteer state office was established in 2001 to:
- Provide information, education, support, and advocacy for people with hearing loss
- Publish a free quarterly newsletter, currently reaching over 2200 people--ask for your subscription!
Want to talk to other hard of hearing people? Visit one of our 13 chapters throughout Pennsylvania
- Chapters provide information about hearing aids, assistive technology, legal rights, how to cope with a hearing loss, and more
- Chapter meetings are held in Camp Hill, Cornwall, Darby, Lafayette Hill, Havertown, Huntingdon Valley, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Richboro, State College, West Chester, and Williamsport .
No chapter near you? We can help you start one!
For more information, contact one of our chapter coordinators:
Alice Pakhtigian - (Eastern PA), Dale Long - (Central PA), Teresa Nellans - (Western PA) via the Contact Us page.
Want to get involved? Serve on our Advisory Council and help make Pennsylvania better for people with hearing loss
- We meet just three times a year in Manheim.
- Our committees provide an opportunity to focus on important areas like advocacy, communications (newsletter, website), and membership--let us know if you have other suggestions!
HLAA is the Nation's Voice for People with Hearing Loss