2006 - You've probably noticed all the changes going on at the
organization we all know as SHHH - new name, new logo, soon a new
website. I've heard lots of comments on these changes, from folks with
all sorts of opinions. Here's Executive Director Terry
Portis his thoughts on these changes.
2005 - SHHH Changes its name to Hearing Loss Association
2002 - SHHH Announces New Executive Director
2002 - As we prepare for the 2002 Seattle convention, it seems that SHHH
is experience some fiscal and PR problems. Read about the current SHHH
2001 - A Yahoo group called SHHHChatter is hosting a chat every Tuesday
night to discuss issues related to hearing loss, and YOU'RE INVITED. Here's
More on this and related topics
to "New to Hearing Loss"
made an arrangement with Knowlera Media to produce a series of videos on
hearing loss. The videos will be distributed on their consumer-facing
website www.monkeysee.com and to several hundred other websites as well as
local television stations across the country. The Hearing Loss
Association of America will receive its own branded copies of the videos
that can be used on its website and its affiliate's websites. All the
videos will be captioned. Past board member and VP for policy, Mark Ross
Ph.D., has graciously agreed to help to write the scripts for the videos
to be filmed in the national office. This is a major opportunity we could
not have taken advantage of without Mark's help. The topics of the videos
Understanding Hearing Loss/Who is at Risk
Hearing Loss Symptoms
How is Hearing Loss Diagnosed?
Medical Treatments for Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Self Care/Lifestyle Changes
Hearing Loss Prevention
The Latest Advancements in Hearing Loss Treatment
SHHH has selected Terry D. Portis of Greensboro, North Carolina, as
the new Executive Director of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People
(SHHH), the nation's largest organization for people with hearing loss.
He will officially assume the title and duties of his position on
December 5, 2002.