A handout* was created for House and Senate hearings on the legislation that listed the many national, state and local organizations and individuals with ties to the hard of hearing population, their families and friends who suported the initiative.    Among them are the following:


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 Mexic Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing



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.

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