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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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ALDA Statement Regarding the Lewsiton Maine Shooting

The Association of Late-Deafened Adults, Inc., (ALDA), mourns with the Lewiston Maine families, friends, and surrounding communities where amongst a number killed or injured while attending a deaf social event Wednesday, October 25, 2023 were several deaf residents.  The names of the deceased have been released to the public but…

Remembering Cheryl Heppner

ALDA is sad to share the news of the passing of former ALDA President Cheryl Heppner on October 14, 2023. Cheryl was ALDA President in 1997 and served on the ALDA board from 1996-1998. She won the I. King Jordan Distinguished Service award in 2000, presented by ALDA President, Ken…

John Waldo, 1946-2023

John Waldo, disability rights attorney and friend, passed away in his sleep on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Tomorrow, September 20th, would have been his 78th birthday. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor this past summer. John was proud to identify as late-deafened. He used his personal experience with hearing…