• A life without limits

    for children with hearing loss

Here at AG Bell we are working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and speak. We are here to provide support, information, resources and more to help guide you on your journey.

We want all families to be informed and supported, professionals to be appropriately qualified to teach and help children with hearing loss, public policy leaders to effectively address the needs of people with hearing loss, and communities to be empowered to help their neighbors with hearing loss succeed.

Whether you are a parent who has just learned that your child has hearing loss, or you are a young person with hearing loss yourself, there are many others in our community like you.  Welcome to AG Bell.

Children with Hearing Loss Can Hear and Talk

When children are identified early, receive hearing technology and family-centered support, they can develop language on par with their peers. Learn more about the options and next steps following a hearing loss diagnosis.

Learn Options

You Are Not Alone

The families and professionals who make up the hearing loss community are eager to share advice, answer questions and provide support. Connect with this caring community through local chapters where you live, in-person events and social media.

Connect Now

Resources to Empower Your Family

Get to know the people, news and resources that can provide invaluable assistance during your family's journey, and learn to navigate the world of legislative rights and advocacy. Together, we can speak up to ensure your rights are protected and that you have access to the services your child needs.

Speak Up

A Legacy of Sound

In keeping with Dr. Alexander Graham Bell's commitment to helping children with hearing loss learn to speak, AG Bell is a trusted global champion for children who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families who seek a comforting, knowledgeable guide to help them navigate the world with hearing loss. Learn more about our history and mission and how you can give to support our work.

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NEWS

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2018 AG Bell Global Gala

It was a pleasure to welcome so many of you to the 2018 AG Bell Global Gala. The Gala was a beautiful celebration of Alexander Graham Bell's legacy, and all that it has made possible. 

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Inaugural Community Learning Event Helps Families Navigate Childhood Hearing Loss

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) Alabama chapter will host the first-ever community learning expo on hearing loss at the University of Alabama. 

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AG Bell FAQs on Recent LEAD-K Agreement

AG Bell and LEAD-K leaders recently agreed on adaptations to the model LEAD-K bill that will strengthen it for all children who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

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