When you make a gift to AG Bell, you are giving families the resources they need. And you are strengthening the ability of teachers, hearing and speech therapists and audiologists to help those babies learn to hear and talk.
Written By: Lisa Chutjian
Lauren and Johannes were surprised when they discovered their brand-new baby daughter could not hear. No one in their family had hearing loss and Lauren says that Rophe was the first person she ever met who was deaf.
Since 1996, a group of very special adults who are deaf and hard of hearing have shared their life experiences to help teenagers with hearing loss learn to lead and to speak up for themselves and others.
Written By: Lisa A. Goldstein
Traveling abroad requires more preparation for any traveler, but even more so for people with hearing loss. Consider lining up accommodations, which means researching any museums, exhibits, and events you plan to visit.
Holidays with hearing loss were always painful for Shoshana Adelman.* She could never take part in the conversation around the table. She was taught not to interrupt anyone and instead to just sit and listen.
The American Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that venues open to the public need to accommodate everyone, including the deaf and hard of hearing. But sometimes separate accommodations don’t always mean equal accommodations.