Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society. With chapters located in the United States and a network of international affiliates, AG Bell supports its mission: Advocating Independence through Listening and Talking!

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society. With chapters located in the United States and a network of international affiliates, AG Bell supports its mission: Advocating Independence through Listening and Talking!

Mission: Working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk.

Operating as usual

Bella uses cochlear implants and was named Most Valuable Player for her school volleyball team. Congratulations Bella, w...
01/08/2021

Bella uses cochlear implants and was named Most Valuable Player for her school volleyball team. Congratulations Bella, we’re very proud of your achievement! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Elena LaQuatra, WTAE reporter and longtime AG Bell member, praised Abigail Heringer for sharing her story on The Bachelo...
01/08/2021

Elena LaQuatra, WTAE reporter and longtime AG Bell member, praised Abigail Heringer for sharing her story on The Bachelor. AG Bell is proud that Elena and Abigail are representing people in the media who are deaf and use listening and spoken language. To read more, please visit bit.ly/agbbach.

Sophie created a funny song about the devices she uses. It seems like a handy way to not leave any of your things behind...
01/07/2021

Sophie created a funny song about the devices she uses. It seems like a handy way to not leave any of your things behind! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

AG Bell ha escuchado sus peticiones de más tiempo y ha decidido ampliar el plazo al lunes 18 de enero para la presentaci...
01/07/2021

AG Bell ha escuchado sus peticiones de más tiempo y ha decidido ampliar el plazo al lunes 18 de enero para la presentación de propuestas para el Simposio Global Virtual 2021 en Escucha y Lenguaje Hablado de la AG Bell Global. Enviar a: bit.ly/agbellsymesp

Berta Burguera Arienza, who was born with bilateral profound deafness and previously used hearing aids, made the decisio...
01/07/2021

Berta Burguera Arienza, who was born with bilateral profound deafness and previously used hearing aids, made the decision as a mature adult to get cochlear implants after a long delay. Now on Volta Voices, learn more about Berta's new life with cochlear implants by visiting: bit.ly/agbVoltaVoices34

This week, Abigail Heringer made television history as the first deaf contestant on ABC’s The Bachelor. Believe it or no...
01/06/2021

This week, Abigail Heringer made television history as the first deaf contestant on ABC’s The Bachelor. Believe it or not, it’s still news to the general public that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk. For more information and resources, please visit agbell.org.

We heard your requests for more time and decided to extend the deadline for 2021 AG Bell Global Listening and Spoken Lan...
01/06/2021

We heard your requests for more time and decided to extend the deadline for 2021 AG Bell Global Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) Virtual Symposium proposals until Monday, January 18. If you are interested in presenting, please visit bit.ly/agbsympro to submit your proposal.

Kevin uses cochlear implants and when he was remote learning last year, he went above and beyond to deliver his report o...
01/06/2021

Kevin uses cochlear implants and when he was remote learning last year, he went above and beyond to deliver his report on Walt Disney. Using a costume, props, and a backdrop, he gave the history of Walt Disney in under a minute! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Millions of people learned the answer to that question after Abigail Heringer, the first deaf contestant on The Bachelor...
01/05/2021

Millions of people learned the answer to that question after Abigail Heringer, the first deaf contestant on The Bachelor, made television history. AG Bell is committed to helping people like Abigail learn to hear and speak. For more on cochlear implants and other resources, please visit agbell.org.

Mallory and her sister, Audrey, were able to try something new when their parents took them tubing. Here’s to hoping all...
01/04/2021

Mallory and her sister, Audrey, were able to try something new when their parents took them tubing. Here’s to hoping all our new experiences this year are just as joyful! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Today is the last day you can make a difference in 2020! So what are you waiting for? Donate TODAY to help us help famil...
12/31/2020

Today is the last day you can make a difference in 2020! So what are you waiting for? Donate TODAY to help us help families in need. Your generous gift will ensure that children who are deaf and hard of hearing can continue to learn to hear, speak, and lead lives without limits. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Only two days left to make a difference this year – don’t miss your chance! A small donation of just $10 will help famil...
12/30/2020

Only two days left to make a difference this year – don’t miss your chance! A small donation of just $10 will help families in need gain access to the resources they need to thrive. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

We sat down with 2021 AG Bell Global LSL Symposium Co-Chairs Jane Madell, Elizabeth Tyszkiewicz, and María Fernanda Hino...
12/29/2020

We sat down with 2021 AG Bell Global LSL Symposium Co-Chairs Jane Madell, Elizabeth Tyszkiewicz, and María Fernanda Hinojosa Valencia to learn more about the upcoming conference. Now on Volta Voices, learn more about the virtual event by visiting: bit.ly/agbVoltaVoices33

Can you believe that 2020 will be over in three days? That means we only have a few more days to meet our fundraising go...
12/29/2020

Can you believe that 2020 will be over in three days? That means we only have a few more days to meet our fundraising goal. As you consider the final ways you can give back this year, we hope you’ll consider donating $10 to AG Bell to give the gift of sound. To donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Hurry – there isn’t much time left! Just 3 days left in the year to help us help families in need. Your gift will direct...
12/28/2020

Hurry – there isn’t much time left! Just 3 days left in the year to help us help families in need. Your gift will directly support a family in need, helping them gain access to the resources they need to thrive. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Only 5 days left to make a difference this year! Will you help us meet our fundraising goal? It’s more than just a donat...
12/26/2020

Only 5 days left to make a difference this year! Will you help us meet our fundraising goal? It’s more than just a donation. Your gift will directly support a family in need, helping them gain access to the resources they need to thrive. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Last week to help us help families in need this year! It’s more than just a donation. It’s the gift of sound, giving chi...
12/24/2020

Last week to help us help families in need this year! It’s more than just a donation. It’s the gift of sound, giving children who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families a voice. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Now on Volta Voices, Kris Grant is sharing how the AG Bell COVID-19 Resources Fund helped her family get through a finan...
12/23/2020

Now on Volta Voices, Kris Grant is sharing how the AG Bell COVID-19 Resources Fund helped her family get through a financially difficult time caused by the pandemic. To read, please visit: bit.ly/agbVoltaVoices32

2020 will be over in just eight days. How will you celebrate the end of the year? As you contemplate the final ways you ...
12/23/2020

2020 will be over in just eight days. How will you celebrate the end of the year? As you contemplate the final ways you can give back, we hope you’ll consider donating to AG Bell. We’ve received a record-breaking number of requests for financial aid this year due to the pandemic. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Mallory, age 4, has worked hard all year to improve her listening and speaking skills. She finds joy communicating with ...
12/22/2020

Mallory, age 4, has worked hard all year to improve her listening and speaking skills. She finds joy communicating with her grandparents and opening gifts. For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

We are so close to meeting our 2020 fundraising goal! Will you help us finish off the year on a strong note? It’s more t...
12/22/2020

We are so close to meeting our 2020 fundraising goal! Will you help us finish off the year on a strong note? It’s more than just a donation. Your gift will directly support families in need, helping them to cover the costs of hearing devices, medical appointments, and therapy sessions. To donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Caroline, age 5, spreads holiday cheer by riding her bike around the neighborhood and caroling. One of her favorite song...
12/21/2020

Caroline, age 5, spreads holiday cheer by riding her bike around the neighborhood and caroling. One of her favorite songs to sing is “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

This holiday season, the best gift you can give is the gift of sound. Your contribution will directly support a family i...
12/21/2020

This holiday season, the best gift you can give is the gift of sound. Your contribution will directly support a family in need, helping them gain access to the resources they need to thrive. So don’t hesitate – please donate today by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Andrew is an ambitious four-year-old who loves music. He has big dreams to learn to play the violin one day! For more en...
12/18/2020

Andrew is an ambitious four-year-old who loves music. He has big dreams to learn to play the violin one day! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

We are so close to meeting our fundraising goals for 2020! Will you help us finish off the year on a strong note? It’s m...
12/18/2020

We are so close to meeting our fundraising goals for 2020! Will you help us finish off the year on a strong note? It’s more than a donation. Your gift gives children a voice and ensures that they can continue to live a life without limits. To donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Khysen turned 2 years old this year and even with setbacks and virtual lessons, he has continued to thrive. He has been ...
12/17/2020

Khysen turned 2 years old this year and even with setbacks and virtual lessons, he has continued to thrive. He has been enjoying watching Jeopardy with his family, surrounding himself with noises and knowledge. Keep smiling Khysen! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Ryker uses his gift of imagination to not only bolster his speech ability, but to demonstrate his compassion for others....
12/16/2020

Ryker uses his gift of imagination to not only bolster his speech ability, but to demonstrate his compassion for others. He loves to share and make others happy. For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Join us in congratulating Caroline Yuk on receiving the Marshall Scholarship! Caroline is mentored by Dr. Tilak Ratnanat...
12/16/2020

Join us in congratulating Caroline Yuk on receiving the Marshall Scholarship! Caroline is mentored by Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, who leads AG Bell's STEMM-HEAR initiative, and will study neurology and audiology in London next year. Now on Volta Voices, learn more by visiting: bit.ly/agbVoltaVoices31

Abigail, a clarinet player who uses cochlear implants, was able to connect with the rest of her concert group via video ...
12/15/2020

Abigail, a clarinet player who uses cochlear implants, was able to connect with the rest of her concert group via video conferencing. We’re looking forward to hearing her play with her group next year! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Renata is happy to share what she is learning with her little brother Ismael. Both siblings use cochlear implants and en...
12/14/2020

Renata is happy to share what she is learning with her little brother Ismael. Both siblings use cochlear implants and enjoy learning together. For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Natalye uses cochlear implants and has been learning via teletherapy for a long time. There aren’t any qualified special...
12/11/2020

Natalye uses cochlear implants and has been learning via teletherapy for a long time. There aren’t any qualified specialists where she lives, but this hasn’t hindered her learning. She is quickly picking up new words and thriving! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

Hurry! There’s only a few hours left to double your impact. Donate today and your contribution will be matched 100% up t...
12/11/2020

Hurry! There’s only a few hours left to double your impact. Donate today and your contribution will be matched 100% up to $5,000 thanks to one of our cherished donors. Your gift will help us help families in need. So don’t hesitate – donate NOW by visiting bit.ly/agbdonate.

Natalye uses cochlear implants and has been learning via teletherapy for a long time. There aren’t any qualified special...
12/10/2020

Natalye uses cochlear implants and has been learning via teletherapy for a long time. There aren’t any qualified specialists where she lives, but this hasn’t hindered her learning. She is quickly picking up new words and thriving! For more engaging content please visit our COVID-19 Resources page and to donate, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

This winter, refine your skills with new On-Demand Webinars from AG Bell. Professionals may earn CEUs from home by regis...
12/10/2020

This winter, refine your skills with new On-Demand Webinars from AG Bell. Professionals may earn CEUs from home by registering for these cutting-edge sessions. All webinars are recorded in English, captioned in English and Spanish, and available until March 1. To access, please visit bit.ly/agbwebinars.

There’s just one day left to double your impact! Donate today and your contribution will be matched 100% up to $5,000 th...
12/10/2020

There’s just one day left to double your impact! Donate today and your contribution will be matched 100% up to $5,000 thanks to one of our cherished donors. To help us reach our fundraising goal this year, please visit bit.ly/agbdonate.

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I wrote about why I started watching The Bachelor again. This is the kind of deaf representation we need!
Go Abigail on "The Bachelor!"
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A "shout out" to the OH Chapter of AG Bell for offering to sponsoring 5 parents, 2 students and 2 new professionals to attend the AG Bell Global Virtual Listening and Spoken Language Symposium, July 9-10!! If you live in OH, reach out to your chapter to find out how you can participate.
SAVE-THE-DATE: April 3, 2020! Career Expo for people with disABILITIES, Wounded Warriors and U.S. Veterans TIME & LOCATION: Friday, April 3, 2020 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Ronald Reagan Bldg., Atrium Hall 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Pre-Register today at: www.eop.com/expo
Is there a convention in 2020?
Will there be an AGBell convention in 2020?
Check out a trippy trailer made by Deaf filmmaker!
The 13th Annual Charity Bowling event for children with hearing loss hit the lanes Sunday, October 27th and rolled out a great time for approximately 118 children, families, and friends! The event took place at the Gold Coast Bowling Center Las Vegas, NV and included lots of door-prizes, a DJ, Goody Bags & Sweet treats for the kids, games of bowling and pins-a-flying! Thanks to all our volunteers and many sponsors! Photo Credits Jimmy Altman / Personal use only allowed