Join the AG Bell Community

This is the home for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, adults and teens with hearing loss, as well as the professionals who work for and with these communities. 

Become a member and gain access to a wide range of activities, resources, tools and expertise from hearing loss professionals. AG Bell membership is FREE to families, adults and children with hearing loss.


Volta Voices

Receive a subscription to our award-winning, quarterly magazine featuring information on hearing loss, education, technology, listening and spoken language, and family support.

AG Bell eNews

Receive our weekly email newsletter that includes the latest news and developments in hearing research, communication access, professional development, and advocacy efforts.

Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT)

Teens are invited to participate in Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT) program.

Resources for Families

Access AG Bell's network of state chapters located throughout the United States. Opportunities to get involved in AG Bell committees, task forces, councils and other venues.

Financial Guidance

Receive updates on financial aid and scholarships.

Advocacy Guidance

Participate in our online Parent Advocacy Training program.

AG Bell Chapter Activities

Take advantage of in-person activities, information exchanges and much-needed care and support in your community through a network of AG Bell’s 41 state chapters.

A Growing Library of Resources

Be the first to gain access whenever AG Bell releases a new tool developed to help those with hearing loss.

Become a Member

Are you a teacher of the deaf, speech-language pathologist or audiologist, or studying to become one? Click here to learn more about AG Bell’s professional and student memberships.

Teaching the World to Hear and Speak

As a student or professional serving the deaf or hard of hearing, this is your online home. Here, teachers of the deaf, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists will find valuable resources, information about LSLS certification, opportunities for continuing education, and a community of members with whom you can connect and share information.


We are very pleased to offer a value-packed Professional Membership designed to help you stay current with the latest research. Join AG Bell to get more information and access your benefits.


Volta Voices

Receive a subscription to our award-winning, quarterly magazine featuring actionable and useful articles on a wide range of clinical, educational and professional topics, including hearing loss, education, technology, listening and spoken language, and family support.

The Volta Review

Receive a subscription to the renowned scholarly journal in the field of hearing loss and listening and spoken language. Our peer-reviewed, professional research journal details the latest research in speech and language development, hearing technology, early intervention, and hearing health. 

AG Bell eNews
Receive a weekly email newsletter featuring the latest news and developments affecting professionals working with deaf and hard of hearing students.

LSL Leading Edge 

Receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter exclusively for professional members.

Directory of Services Listing

AG Bell is committed to helping you foster trust and collaborative relationships with the families you serve with an array of valuable resources, including listings in our searchable directory of services.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Earn CEUs and receive discounted registration to our Listening and Spoken Language symposia, biennial conventions and Listening and Spoken Language Workshop Series. Plus, receive $100 off Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) exam fees.

Reach Us

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]

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.