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ERIC Number: EJ930656
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0042-8639
AG Bell Academy Certification Program for Listening and Spoken Language Specialists: Meeting a World-Wide Need for Qualified Professionals
Goldberg, Donald M.; Dickson, Cheryl L.; Flexer, Carol
Volta Review, v110 n2 p129-143 Sum 2010
This article discusses the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language--an organization designed to build capacity of certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialists (LSLS) by defining and maintaining a set of professional standards for LSLS professionals and thereby addressing the global deficit of qualified LSLS. Definitions and descriptions will be presented as the journey to identifying professionals highly qualified in auditory-based practices unfolds--a journey that will prepare professionals to better serve children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families now and in the future. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 3417 Volta Place NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 202-337-5220; Fax: 202-337-8314; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A