AG Bell Alaska 

Welcome to the Alaska Chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!  We are a growing community of parents of children who are deaf and hard of hearing, individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, and the professionals who support them. 

Our programming for 2019 has changed. We are devoting this year to outreach and advocacy opportunities. We have board meetings once a month on a Friday from 6-8pm and they are open to all AG Bell members. Zoom is available. Please contact us if you are interested in attending either in person or via zoom. Please check our website frequently for programming updates. Also, please follow us on Facebook.

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2019 Events

January 18th 6-8pm

Board Meeting /Zoom

February 7th — 3:15-4:00PM

Infants/Toddlers & Hearing -the Importance of Early Detection & Knowing the Options. 3:15-3:45PM Willow Room

Parents from the AK AG Bell community will share information regarding their personal journeys in choosing the LSL option for their children. This will be a part of a broader panel of parents who have chosen different options.

Feb 22nd 6-8PM

Board Meeting /Zoom

March 23rd 10am-2pm

AK Birth Collective Spring Baby Fair 10AM-2PM The University Center Mall, Anchorage

Come visit our booth as we educate expectant families and community providers on the Newborn Hearing Screen and AK State Early Hearing Detection Program. Come learn about auditory development in babies and the importance of Early Detection.

March 29th 6-8pm

Board Meeting /Zoom

April 20th 10am-4pm

Anchorage's Promise KidsDay2019 at the Dena’ina Center, Anchorage 10AM -4PM

Come visit our exhibit at this grand event where we promote the Five Promises by "helping our community understand the importance of: safe places for kids, the need to provide a healthy start and future, the value of having a caring adult in the life of each youth, understanding how effective education can ensure that all youth have the skills needed to pursue college, vocational training and the field of work that they are interested in. KidsDay also provides the opportunity for kids to volunteer and give back to their community." We are always looking for young volunteers who use Listening and Spoken Language to help spread awareness about this option to the broader community and to engage young children in our fun activities. Please connect with us if you would like to participate.

Chapter Resources and Information

 
A.G.Bell is committed to equipping you with the tools you need to take action. Here, we provide you with resources for further learning that can help you ensure your child has the opportunity to develop language on par with children who have no hearing loss.
 
 

Cochlear
Cochlear(r) is a manufacturer of Nucleus(r) cochlear implants (CIs) and Baha(r) bone-anchored hearing devices. Cochlear(r) hosts occasional events in the Anchorage area where you can connect with others, learn more about healthy hearing and hearing solutions, and receive hearing loss news, tips and updates from Cochlear(r), as well as share your experience. For info about future Cochlear sessions or to connect with the area Engagement manager, contact Nicole Brent at 206.753.9054 or [email protected]. Learn more about Cochlear at Cochlear.com.

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Alexander Graham Bell Association
for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

Tel: 202-337-5220
TTY: 202-337-5221
Fax: 202-337-8314

[email protected]

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Our Mission

Working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk. 

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.