SERVICES FOR THE DEAF

 
General Information
Description of ProgramPromotes the use of spoken language by children and adults with hearing loss. Members include parents of children with hearing loss, adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, educators, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, physicians, and other professionals in fields related to hearing loss and deafness. Services include advocacy, information and referral, biennial convention, financial aid and scholarships, leadership programs for teens and college students, mentoring programs for adolescents, and publication of information on deafness and spoken language. Other programs include: Bell's Kids a mentoring program for children ages 8-12 and adults with hearing loss Educational Advocacy Initiative an initiative whose aim is to ensure that families have a choice when selecting an educational program for their child who is deaf or heard of hearing Online Chats which hosts online chats on a variety of issues pertaining to hearing loss Public School Caucus Assistance Project which assists school districts in establishing auditory/oral programs and/or strengthening existing auditory/oral programs Leadership Enrichment Adventure Program (LEAP) a preeminent program for college students with hearing loss Leadership Opportunities For Teens (LOFT) a preeminent program for high school students with hearing loss and Cyber Mentoring where members are invited to participate in this unique opportunity to directly enhance the training of teachers in the field of education for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesOpen to all. Fixed fee. Membership fee. General inquiries and resource/referral services free.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Fri 9am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameEmilio Alonso-Mendoza
Contact's PositionCEO
Contact's Emailealonsomeendoza@agbell.org
Physical Site Address 13417 Volta Place, NW
Physical Site City, State, ZipWashington, DC 20007
Mailing Address 13417 Volta Place, NW
Mailing City, State, ZipWashington, DC 20007
Main Phone(202)337-5220
Other Phone(202)337-5221(TTY)
Fax(202)337-8314
Program Emailinfo@agbell.org
Web Addresswww.agbell.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameMeredith Sugar, Esq.
Director's PositionPresident
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateApr19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL ASSOCIATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
This Program: SERVICES FOR THE DEAF
Affiliated Services: SERVICES FOR THE DEAF