Chapter Meetings-​​
General Information

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

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. 


Tuesday, October 1: 10:00am--Vestry room

HOPE (Hearing Other People's Experiences)
With Joe Kozelsky, MS, CCC/A retired

Prospective, new or long-time hearing aid users share their experiences, questions and hearing loss journeys in an informal round table discussion facilitated by retired audiologist and hearing aid user, Joe Kozelsky.

Next Chapter and Cochlear Implant Group

Tuesday, October 1: 11am-1pm Daytime Chapter Meeting: 
Speaker begins at noon in the Parish Hall
Cochlear implants: Right decision for you? with Jane Ledingham MA, Advanced Bionics
Tuesday, October 1:  7-9pm Evening Chapter Meeting: 
Speaker begins at 8pm. in the Parish Hall

Ask the audiologist with Stephen Hart, Au.D. and Gregory Horton, Au.D.
Tuesday, Oct. 1st 1:30-2:30pm Cochlear Implant Group Meeting

Following the Chapter Daytime Meeting in he same room, Parish Hall..... ,more details here

Assistive Listening 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-2:30 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.

Come visit us for our season opening event September 19, 2019

Interested in Hair Cell Regeneration?

“The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS)’s Hearing Restoration and Hair Cell Regeneration symposium on Tuesday, October 8, will provide members of the HRP and other world-renowned hearing scientists an opportunity to collaborate as Raible describes. During an all-day event in New York City, auditory experts will convene to review recent advancements in the field, identify knowledge gaps, and outline future directions toward hearing loss cures.”
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The Young Adults Group of the Rochester Chapter HLAA

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 section of HLAA-Rochester works to
serve as a means to unite and support students and younger people who have hearing loss. Our Young Adult group 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. Please contact Suzanne Johnston, HLAA-Rochester Liaison at

If you are not in the above age group but are interested in our Chapter please contact us or just 'show up" at any of our Hope Sessions, Chapter Meetings or come to our  Demo Center. No need to be shy, you will be welcomed. Contact us at [email protected]​ or call 585-266-7890 (Voice Mail)