Articles & Documents


Mar17 COVID-19

The turn of events over the past week or so have shown us that we need to be mindful of our friends, family and community. We need to be careful of our own health and to be patient and understanding with people who are worried about what this global pandemic may mean to them. 6.8.0
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Feb18 Celebrating Our Leaders

Yesterday, we celebrated Presidents’ Day – a national holiday when we honor the line of respected leaders of the United States who helped shape our country into what it is today. In fact, it was originally started to honor Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and was later incorporated to include all those who came between and after these great leaders. 6.7.0
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Feb10 Celebrating Listening and Spoken Language in 2020

Every day, AG Bell and AG Bell International enthusiastically bring our mission of “working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk” to more children, families, and adults with hearing loss, and the professionals who serve them. 6.7.0
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Feb04 Giving Greatness

Sometimes the greatest gifts come to us unexpectedly. Many of our parents tell us that having a child who is deaf or hard of hearing can be such a gift. 6.6.0
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Nov12 Veterans Day - A Global Reach

Today is Veterans Day here in the United States, a day when we enjoy the opportunity to honor and   express our appreciation   for those serving our country around the world. 6.3.6
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Oct23 Honoring Our Audiologists

When a baby is born with hearing loss, many parents and caregivers don’t know where to turn.  
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Oct15 “Navigating the Tides of Change”

Here in Georgetown, multicolored leaves are appearing around us as the start of fall has reached the Washington, D.C. area. The historic Volta Bureau headquarters is located just a stone’s throw away from Georgetown University, where students are starting a new semester, and we have welcomed back Madalynn Williams, our work-study intern from nearby George Washington University. It is inspiring to see so many students around the neighborhood as they hurry to their next class, eager to learn more...
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Sep30 Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

Recently, I traveled to New York City to attend the opening weekend of the newly released documentary, “ Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements .” I was honored when Director Irene Taylor-Brodsky asked me to moderate a Q&A at the Saturday night showing, and I thank her for giving me this wonderful opportunity to be a part of such a monumental documentary. 
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Sep06 Helping Students Achieve Greatness

Back-to-school is always a time of flurry and high energy. New clothes and shoes, new backpacks, and new supplies land in our shopping carts and swirl around our rooms at home. But what about new people to meet and new needs to explain hearing loss?
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Aug16 LOFT: Empowering For Success

The words "life-changing" can be applied to various events throughout our lives. But here at AG Bell, I can think of no better program that fits that description than the Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT) program.
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Alexander Graham Bell Association
for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

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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.