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    Help other parents and children learn about the possibilities of listening and talking. Support AG Bell and build a stronger community for children and adults living with hearing loss and their families.

     
     

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  • Professionals' Blogs

    In Jane Madell's December 2nd issue of "Hearing and Kids," blog she highlights research that demonstrates the value of music for improving auditory skills.

     

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  • Movie Captioning

    The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell), in collaboration with other organizations representing consumers with hearing loss and movie theater owners, announced an historic agreement to file joint recommendations on rulemaking for movie theater access.

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  • New Practice Protocol

    The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) announces the release of a new Recommended Protocol for Audiological Assessment, Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Evaluation, and Follow-up. 

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  • Agencies Provide Guidance

    On November 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released guidance to remind schools of their responsibility to provide communication access for students with hearing, vision and speech disabilities. 

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  • Add Language Development to Your Holiday

    HOLIDAY - Tips for Families

    As you spend time with family and friends this holiday season, we have some tips to help focus on your child and their listening skills and spoken language.

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    Spread the Word
    Whether you link to specific articles or back to our homepage, you will help raise awareness. Here are some tools to help you get started.
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    Welcome Families!

    You are at the home for families on the Listening and Spoken Language Knowledge Center. On this page you will find a full listing of information and resources to help you learn about your child's hearing loss, and things you can do to ensure they have access to language as early as possible.

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    Parent Advocacy Training Course
    The Parent Advocacy Training (P.A.T.) program helps parents build knowledge and confidence as they become advocates for their children living with hearing loss and work with local school districts and service providers.
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    Career Center
    AG Bell Online Career Center is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs.

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