Association of Late-Deafened Adults, ALDA, Inc.
October 6th - 10th, 2021
Niagara Falls, NY / Sheraton Niagara Falls
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“Call for Papers” deadline extension
To give all interested persons the opportunity to take advantage of the new ALDAcon dates, we are extending the deadline for workshop proposals to Sunday, May 21, 2023. ALDAcon 2023’s theme is: Learn…
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: ALDAcon DATE CHANGE
Due to unforeseen circumstances with the host hotel’s renovation project (originally slated for completion in 2022), ALDAcon Planners and the ALDA Board exhausted all viable options and made the…
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…