Cradle to Career Video Series

Zoe & Mia

10 year old Zoe talks to her mom Mia about the choice to get cochlear implants so she could hear.

Abigail, Carla & Bruce

Abigail and her parents talk about their feelings, emotions and fears around her hearing loss journey.

Sarah & Angel

Sarah and Angel are both mothers of children with hearing loss. They ask each other questions their experiences raising deaf children.

Reagan & Alison

When teenager Reagan failed her newborn screening, her mom had many fears. 15 years later, they reflect on what her life has been like.

Oral History Project

John Stanton

John, an attorney with theUS Department of Justice, speaks of his experience being deaf since age four.

Catharine McNally

Catharine shares her hearing loss journey, which began at 8 months of age, and talks about all the opportunities deaf children have now.

Meredith Sugar, Esq.

Meredith talks about her experience as a mother of five, including one son born with hearing loss.

James and Lea Watson

James, a descendant of Alexander Graham Bell, talks about following in his great, great grandfather’s footsteps.

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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


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.