Excelling in a Transformed World:

Keynote Presentations and Research Proceedings


Keynote speakers featured in the 2022 AG Bell Global LSL Virtual Symposium – Drs. Dathan Rush, Esteban Gómez, Susan Emmett, and Amy Lederberg – provided a discussion on their research to nearly 900 virtual attendees. The presenters summarized their research and work around how children build literacy skills as well as the connection of language and socioemotional development. Research and action plans around global health disparity and the importance of parent coaching were also presented.


AG Bell has received grant support for its keynote speakers from the National Institutes of Health to feature esteemed scientists in the field of hearing health research and auditory science. Presenters featured in the 2022 Symposium were supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, under award number 1R13DC020382-01.

Presentations and Proceedings

2023 AG Bell Global Virtual LSL Symposium


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