The Hearing Loss Association of America

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 at the Manheim Township Public Library in Lancaster County ..
  • 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