Hearing Loss Association of America - Tampa Chapter.

About:  The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading organization for people with hearing loss.  A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization , the Tampa chapter is one of 200 in the United States of America.

Mission:  The purpose of HLA-Tampa is to:

Provide education for people with hearing loss, their families and friends on how best to live a productive and satisfying lives in the presence of their disability.

Foster public and private programs aimed at removing barriers, discrimination and impediments to the full enjoyment of life.

Engage in free and open communication with those concerned with hearing loss by providing a common basis of fellowship, understanding and respect.

Be an effective advocate for the people with hearing loss in the Tampa area.

Serves as an extension of the national organization, Hearing Loss Association of America, in an effort to make hearing loss an issue of concern within the state by promoting the HLAA philosophy of self help while specifically addressing the issues of awareness, education, access and employment.