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Membership for families is always free!

If you have a family member with hearing loss, you have found your village. Welcome to the community that can connect you to everything you need to hear.

Join the AG Bell Family

Membership Benefits

Become a member and gain access to a wide range of programs, resources, tools, expertise and--most importantly--a deeply supportive community.

State Chapters

Connect with local families like yours and get support in your journey

Resource Library

24/7 access to our pdf library, organized by age and stage of development, with answers to all your questions

Financial Support

Scholarships and discounts to help with hearing technology, therapy, education and extracurricular activities

Get Answers

Learn from other members and experts about living with hearing loss in our weekly newsletters and monthly magazine—Volta Voices.


Access unique educational programs for teens and tweens to learn self-advocacy and leadership, and make lifelong friends

LSLS Professionals

Get access to and support from from certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialists in your area

For Professionals and Students

Want to sign up for a professional membership?

AG Bell membership for families is always free!

Family membership benefits:

  • Financial Support

    Scholarships for technology, therapy, and education

  • Professional Guidance

    Speak to a parent who's been there or search for a certified therapist.

  • State Chapters

    Connect with and get support from local families like yours!

  • Resource Library

    Get answers with access to our information library

  • Volta Voices

    A bilingual magazine with in-depth stories about growing up with hearing loss

  • Loft & Leap

    Access to unique leadership & educational programs for teens

Seeking an AG Bell professional membership?

Get listed on our searchable professional directory, find educational and research resources, scholarships and mentorship.

Professional Membership Has Its Benefits

Join today to connect with fellow members, exchange insights, get listed in our global directory, and celebrate the journey of listening & spoken language.

Professional benefits include:

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    Earn CEUs through the AG Bell Academy, at our yearly Symposium, or through events held throughout the year for members

  • $100 off Exam Fees

    Take your Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS®) certification exam for less!

  • Event Discounts

    Discounted registration to AG Bell’s symposium and other events, plus special discounts on travel, restaurants, retail shops and more

  • LSL Professional Directory

    Get listed and found by families that need your services and students that want your mentorship

  • LSL Leading Edge

    An exclusive e-newsletter for AG Bell professional members packed with the latest news and developments in hearing health and the listening & spoken language field

  • Volta Voices 

    AG Bell’s award-winning, quarterly digital magazine in English and Spanish

  • Access to AG Bell’s Network

    Connect with 40+ state chapters located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico

  • Professional Opportunities

    Get involved in AG Bell through committees, task forces, councils and other venues for members to interact and contribute meaningfully

  • The Volta Review 

    Stay current with the latest research through our peer-reviewed, online professional research journal

Seeking membership as a friend or family member?

Membership is always free for family & friends of people who are deaf or hard of hearing and helps connect individuals to our professional community!