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Go to the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing website.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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, A.G. Bell helps ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.

Go to the Association of Late-Deafened Adults website.

Association of Late-Deafened Adults

The Association of Late-Deafened Adults is about communication and acceptance of every deafened individual. Some people lip-read, some sign, some use hearing aids, some have cochlear implants and some need to have others write down what they are saying - and at ALDA all the above is okay! ALDA’s official communication philosophy is "Whatever works!"

Go to the Hearing Loss Association of America website.

Hearing Loss Association of America

The Mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.

Go to the National Association of the Deaf website.

National Association of the Deaf

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.

Go to the USA Deaf Sports Federation website.

USA Deaf Sports Federation

The USA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF) is recognized by the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) as the sole national association of deaf sports in the United States. USADSF is organized to foster and regulate uniform rules of competition and promote fitness among deaf and hard of hearing members of all ages. It also serves as a parent organization of national sports organizations, conducts athletic competitions and assists in the participation of American teams in international competition.