FREE: December 7th A FREE screening of holiday classic Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. The movie is open captioned and one theater have the showing in a sensory sensitive theater. Here are the details...

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] .    
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, January 7, 10:00am--Vestry room

HOPE (Hearing Other People's Experiences)
Suzanne Johnston, president of local chapter. (Sub for Joe Kozelsky)

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


Tuesday, January 7,: 11am-1pm Daytime Chapter Meeting: 
​​Speaker begins at noon in the Parish Hall
What is listening effort? The emotional and mental fatigue of hearing with Laura Arney

Next Chapter/ Cochlear Implant Meetings​​

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

Hearing Other People's Experiences (HOPE) with Suzanne Johnston MA, CCC/SLP  

February 9th at the JCC  A Matinee Captioned Show!

Assistive Device Demonstration Center

The Rochester Chapter's Assistive Listening Demonstration Center is open the third Thursday of the month September through June.

 10:00 AM-2:00 PM at Lifespan 1900 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, 14618
The Demonstration Center provides hands on experience with a variety of Assistive Listening and Alerting/Signaling Devices. Chapter volunteers provide helpful information and guidance.

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!