The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is offering opportunities for high school students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use listening and spoken language to communicate.
Learning Experience and Adventure Program (LEAP)
LEAP is a fun, FREE virtual program that will help teens gain confidence in virtual environments, develop stronger self-advocacy skills, and connect them with new friends from across the globe.
Teens will learn more about themselves and their strengths from the Clifton Strengths Assessment, an assessment tool that has been used by more than 26 million people worldwide!
Space is limited to 50 teens per session and sessions fill up fast, so don’t wait!
- Session 1: January 21-22, 2022
- Session 2: March 6, 2022
- Session 3: May 6-7, 2022
- Session 4: July 8-9, 2022
- Session 5: September 23-24, 2022
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Visit WWW.AGBELLLEAP.COM for program and registration information.
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEENS (LOFT)
Where: WASHINGTON, D.C
LOFT is a four-day sleep-away program designed for students to develop or strengthen skills in individual leadership, teamwork, group dynamics, communication, and self-advocacy.
LOFT builds connections, respect, and camaraderie among teens who share a common bond. This is a great opportunity for high school and college-bound teens interested in an enlightening and confidence-building experience away from home with their peers. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) and a sound field system are provided during classroom sessions. LOFT counselors are AG Bell members who are adults living with hearing loss.
- Session 1: July 24-28, 2022
- Session 2: July 30-August 3, 2022
Applications will be accepted from December 10 to February 25
Visit WWW.AGBELLLOFT.COM for program, scholarship and registration information.