This handout* can be downloaded and printed for use as a tool in advocating for this legislation.  Included in the information it contains is a list of the many national, state and local organizations and individuals with ties to the hard of hearing population, their families and friends who supported the initiative.    Among them are:


Association of Late Deafened Adults - National Office

Hearing Loss Association of America - National Office

HLAA Albuquerque Chapter

HLAA Las Cruces Chapter

HLAA Santa Fe chapter

Independent Living Resource Center

New Mexico Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

New Mexico Association of the Deaf



Leland Bowen - Sound technician at Las Placitas                 Presbyterian Church in Placitas, NM.

Cynthia Compton-Conley, Ph.D - Audiologist,
educator, consultant, consumer advocate                                                                          .

Jim Dillow - Sound technician at St. Andrew                                              Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque.

Barbara Fix - consumer

    Stephen O. Frazier - hearing loss support specialist                                                      and chair of the Loop New Mexico Committee.

Patricia Kricos, Ph.D, Professor Emeria of Aundiology
                 and past president of the American Academy of Audiology

Virginia Macias - Hearing care consumer

Juliette Sterkens, Au. D.,  Advocate for hearing loops
                 and founder of the Loop Wisconsin initiative.

Dr. Sam Trychin, Psychologist specializing the impact of
                 hearing loss on mental health.

Dr. Michael Flores, Audiologist and former UNM Professor

To download a zipped file containing all of the letters of support for the CCA legislative initiative, click on this link:

Downloadable version of this handout >>>