• Dialogic Reading

    Dialogic reading is an interactive approach to reading for young children with hearing loss to encourage vocabulary growth and plant the seeds of future academic success.

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  • New AG Bell CEO

    The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is pleased to announce Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, J.D., CFRE, as its new Chief Executive Officer.   



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  • Honoring Marion Downs

    March 23, 2014, the AG Bell Board of Directors honored Marion Downs’ many contributions to the field of audiology and especially to the field of listening and spoken language for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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  • AG Bell 2014 Convention

    Registration is now open for the 2014 AG Bell Convention on June 26-30 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. Make plans today to attend! 

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  • Family Needs Assessment

    The groundbreaking AG Bell Family Needs Assessment survey provides insight into the core needs of families as they progress through major phases of their child's journey with hearing loss. Check out the website section and downloadable resources!

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  • Celebrating Jacob Landis

    In recognition of Jacob Landis, the 2014 recipient of AG Bell’s Award of Distinction for his Jacob’s Ride, a reception was held on March 21 at AG Bell’s national historic headquarters in Washington, D.C.  Learn more about how Jacob Landis hit a home run for hearing, and watch the video of Jacob Landis' acceptance speech.

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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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