New: The Application (for Chapter Members), for partial reimbursement for the National Convention, is now online. Find the details here.  ​​

BREAKING NEWS: House Passes Bill for Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids

Chapter Meetings are held in the Parish Hall at St. Paul's Episcopal Church 25 Westminster Rd.(at East Ave. accross from the George Eastman House), Rochester, NY 14607. Please enter only from the door on Westminster Rd.
Weather Note: Meetings are cancelled when:

1. Monroe County issues a ban on unnecessary travel; and/or:

2. The Rochester City School District closes and/or cancels afternoon activities; and/or:
3. The wind chill is at / or below -20 degrees. 

Chapter Meetings-​​
General Information

All meetings are free, accessible, and open to the public. 

Tuesday, February 4, 10:00am--Vestry room

HOPE (Hearing Other People's Experiences)
Jim Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC/A, Professor Emeritus Nazareth College.

Prospective, new or long-time hearing aid users share their experiences, questions and hearing loss journeys in an informal round table discussion.


Tuesday, February 4, 11-1pm Daytime Chapter Meeting: 
​​Speaker begins at noon in the Parish Hall

Ask the Audiologists with John McNamara (Au.D.) and one of Dr. McNamera's Associates.

Next Chapter/ Cochlear Implant Meetings​​

Tuesday, February 4, 7-9 pm Evening Chapter Meeting: 
Speaker begins at 8pm. in the Parish Hall

Relationships/Communication between those With and Without Hearing Loss
With Lisa Brooks, RN, and Dan Brooks.

February 9th at the JCC  A Matinee Captioned Show!

A Group for Adults with Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants who want to improve their Communication

Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. February 5 to April 8, 2020 There is no cost to participate. Details Here

HLAA 2020 National Convention

Planning for the HLAA2020 Convention in New Orleans? Early Bird registration is open!

The Young Adults Board of the Rochester Chapter HLAA


​Adult Board

Are you ready to graduate high school, of college age or young adult and would like to Meet and enjoy the company of others your age who have hearing loss?

The Young Adult Board of HLAA-Rochester works to
serve as a means to unite and support students and younger people who have hearing loss. Our Young Adult Board welcomes upper high-school, college-age and younger people out in the work force who are deaf and/or HOH to participate.

Those in the same age group who are interested and involved in serving those with hearing loss are welcome as well. Contact Us to find out more!

Our HLAA New York State Association Has Been Reactivated  

Dan Brooks, Rochester HLAA Chapter Past President, has volunteered to be President of the New York State HLAA Association, bringing vitality back to the Organization.

Dan, along with a dedicated group of talented and committed volunteers, will bring their skills and knowledge to carry out the mission of HLAA at the state level.

We owe a debt of thanks to the former leaders of the NY State Association;  our Rochester Chapter looks forward to joining other NYS Chapters, in working with Dan and the new Board to accomplish the goals of HLAA.
Anyone interested in learning more or has questions about HLAA NYSA, please send an email to [email protected] or to Dan Brooks,
president of NYSA, at [email protected] .