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ALDA provides support, advocacy, and outreach for Late-Deafened, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing, as well as their families. Our community is here to share unique experiences, challenges, and coping strategies. We are all in this together.
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Advocacy Corner – Winter 2022

Three cases that have occurred since the last newsletter are worth mentioning. Two of them involve deaf or hard of hearing people, and the one that does not still has the potential to significantly affect us. The first case (Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller) involves a deaf woman who was referred to a rehabilitation office for physical therapy. The office refused to provide interpreters and said the woman must bring her own interpreter at her expense, a blatantly illegal claim. She sued, asking for damages to compensate her for the injury of being excluded…

ALDAcon 2022 CALL FOR PAPERS

ALDA is now accepting workshop proposals for its 33rd annual convention! ALDAcon will be held at the Four Points Sheraton in San Diego, California, October 19 – 23, 2022. If you have a workshop idea that will enrich late-deafened lives, we invite you to fill out and submit the call for papers form to the…

ALDA Groups: Fun in San Jose!

Members of ALDA San Jose enjoyed our first in-theater movie outing in over two years. While there have been some party events at the homes of our members over the past six months, this was the first time we’ve had a public get-together since before pandemic restrictions began in early…

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