• Parents and Families Blogs

    In the September 29th blog post in "Babble Onwards," Hendi writes about how to honor her child with normal hearing while writing a book focused on her child with hearing loss.

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  • Lean In to a Promotion

    Do individuals with hearing loss face a similar glass ceiling that hinders their climb to promotion in the workplace? Pauline Newton, Ph.D., ponders this question as she reviews Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, and offers valuable tips for people with hearing loss who are seeking career advancement.

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  • Speaking from the Volta Bureau

    In Speaking from the Volta Bureau we read about AG Bell board member, Rachel Arfa. Five theaters in Chicago are providing open captioning, and she is working with others to increase that number.

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  • Hearing Aid Retention

    Keeping hearing aids on infants and young children can be a challenge. Yet, for a child with hearing loss to succeed, it is critical that he or she wear hearing aids full time.

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  • Accessibility

    Today's technology enables us to be connected and explore new ways for accessibility. Many adults in our community are identifying innovative and new uses for existing tools about using technology for better experiences at work, home and play.

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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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