The bienneal convention of the AG Bell Association is underway in Orlando. It's the 49th meeting that started in 1890. The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing prootes spoken language among the deaf or hard of hearing.
The convention's keynote speaker is Good Morning America contributor Lee Woodruff who is mother to a child with a significant hearing loss. Woodruff's husband, ABC news anchor Bob Woodruff, suffered a traumatic brain injury while covering the war in Iraq.