Tag Archive: AGBell

July 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Maximizing Brain Adaptability: Enhancing Listening for Language Development, Speech Perception, and Music Appreciation  Beverly Wright, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication  Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., University of Iowa, School of Music Pamela Souza, Ph.D., Northwestern University, […]

June 12th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

AG Bell Convention 2014 is just two weeks away.  The countdown has begun!  As you begin to pack your suitcases, here are a few tips for how to get the most out of your Convention experience […]

June 2nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

It’s my favorite time of the (every other) year — AG Bell Convention time!  Ever since my first convention back in 2012, this event has been the highlight of my (every other) summer.  For me, […]

February 4th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Competition is getting more intense as Advanced Bionics announced on their website that they will be releasing an Aqua Accessory for Naida CI Q70 and Cochlear also announced on their website that they will be […]

September 10th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

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In the United States, there are significant differences in insurance coverages from state to state, and even between plans from different insurance carriers.  This information is intended to be a general overview with tips that […]

August 26th, 2013 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

News Round-Ups: Jacob Landis is named as “The Best Person in Sports,” Senator Kay Hagan visits UNC, and more…

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing wrote a great letter to The Atlantic to clarify the misinformation that was presented in the article, “Understanding Deafness: Not Everyone Wants to Be ‘Fixed.’“ A cochlear […]

August 13th, 2013 by | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

The Atlantic, another highly regarded publication, perpetuates misinformation about cochlear implants, listening and spoken language, and a highly regarded deaf-related organization, Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. E-mail a letter […]

July 22nd, 2013 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

LOFT (Leadership Opportunities for Teens) is a fantastic summer program for teens with hearing loss.  It was founded in 1996 by two Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf (AGBell) members, Ken Levinson, a cochlear implant […]