Since 1880, we have led the effort to advance Listening and Spoken Language in the education of deaf and hard of hearing children.

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society. AG Bell is the premier nonprofit organization for people who are deaf and hard of hearing who listen and talk.

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN: 53-0196644

 

Our Mission

To advance Listening and Spoken Language for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. We work to:

  • Inform families about listening and spoken language
  • Build communities of support for families, children and adults
  • Prepare professionals through education and certification
  • Raise awareness that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can listen and talk!