The Hearing Loss Association of Albuquerque was formed in 1987 and named Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Albuquerque Chapter. With a membership of well over 100 and a mailing list of nearly 1,000 in the greater Albuquerque area, it provides education, support and advocacy for all with hearing loss, their families and friends in the greater Albuquerque area. Chapter meetings take place on the third Saturday of the month from September through June. Click on the link above to go to the Albuquerque Chapter web site for meeting times, location and topic, newsletter and other information on the Chapter.
Potential Sites for Additional Chapters
Farmington, Roswell and Rio Rancho are cities with a population base that is more than sufficient to support a Hearing Loss Association Chapter. Click on this link to view samples of the programs that have been offered members of the Albuquerque chapter in recent years. They are good example of what could be available in these other communities.
Experience in other states indicates that smaller communities can also support a vibrant, active HLAA chapter. Click on this link to see a sample chapter brochure available to help in organizing a group in your community.
If you would like assistance in exploring the possibility of organizing a chapter in one of these cities or elsewhere in the state of New Mexico, please contact:
HLAA is the nation's largest organization for people with hearing loss and works to open the world of communication to Hard of Hearing people through information, education, advocacy and support. Click on the link above to go to the HLAA web site.
Loop New Mexico is an initiative of the Hearing Loss Association of Albuquerque to inform the business community, churches, schools, governmental agencies, the Hard of Hearing community and the general public about induction loop technology which, used in conjunction with the telecoils in hearing aids, dramatically improves communication in
This is an email group of hard of hearing New Mexicans who can ask and answer questions, exchange information and learn more about living with hearing loss. Anyone in New Mexico-hearing or hard of hearing - can join. Click on the blue heading above to join.
with other hard of hearing
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join our New Mexico Listserv
Hearing Loss Association of America - Las Cruces Chapter
The Las Cruces chapter was formed in 2009 and serves the hard of hearing in Southern New Mexico. The chapter meets on the third Saturday of the month from September thru June. Meeting information for the Las Cruces chapter is included in the state HLAA newsletters posted at www.HLAAbq.com/newsletters.html . firstname.lastname@example.org is the email address for David Uribe, the chapter president, and the chapter web site is
For information on the formation and operation of an HLAA chapter, click here.
Hearing Loss Association of America - Santa Fe Chapter
Organized in 2011, like Albuquerque and Las Cruces, the chapter meets on the third Saturday of the month from September thru June. Meeting details and other information on the chapter are published each month in the state HLAA newsletter that is posted at the Albuquerque chapter web site ( www.HLAAbq.com/newsletters.html ). To get more information, contact Steve Frazier - the New Mexico Chapter Coordinator at HLAAnm@juno.com or call 505-401-4195.