AG Bell Cradle to Career

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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The Sounds of Success

Written by: May NG, Darren’s Mother

Darren Toh was considered lower than 0.1 percentile for speech and development. When he finally learned to speak, he soared—with an IQ higher than that of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

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How Self-Advocacy Helped Me Thrive At Work

Written by: Elizabeth Knox

When I was eight-years-old, I wanted to be an “all-entologist,” a word I made up to encompass my biggest dreams. I imagined a world where I pivoted between being an archaeologist,

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