WHERE CAN I FIND RESOURCES FOR THOSE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING?
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that children and adults with hearing loss have the opportunity to listen, talk and live a life without limits.
This nonprofit organization serves as an advocate for the Deaf seniors by providing information and education programs designed to enhance their physical, economic and social well-being, and promote the common interests of Deaf seniors.
This group is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. They are a parent-driven, non-profit organization and seek to provide families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.
WHERE CAN I FIND HELP FOR FAMILIES AFFECTED BY ALHEIMERS OR DEMENTIA?
The Alzheimer's Association is a voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Visit their site for more information about Alzheimer’s and dementia, caregiver support, the diagnosis process, and to find your local chapter, and for programs and support.
WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT MUSIC EDUCATION?
A program of the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Turnaround Arts seeks to transform priority schools in the US through the strategic use of the arts. The program envisions a world in which all students engage in a well-rounded education and exude confidence, critical thinking, and creativity as a result.