The Power of Giving to Families

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.

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8 Self-Advocacy Tips for the Holiday Season

Written By: Melody Bertrand

For individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, there is no shortage of self-advocacy strategies one can use on a daily basis. However, during the holidays, those strategies may not be enough.

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Give a Life Without Limits

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.

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Ready to Change the Future?

Written By: Lisa Chutjian

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.

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Tips for Handling the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Written By: Lisa A. Goldstein

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.

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Finding Vivienne’s Voice

Written By: Lyndsey Fedorko

If you would have asked me what my journey into motherhood looked like years ago, I would have never guessed it would look the way that it does now.

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Sounding Out Public Places: Part II

Written By: Rin-rin Yu

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.

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