American Society for Deaf Children

VALUABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES WITH DEAF CHILDREN

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Early Visual Learning

ABC Blocks

Research indicates clear benefits for early visual language with all children.

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Knowledge Center

Stack Books

Valuable resources for parents, educators, and providers.

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This program is available to the first 500 ASDC Member Families who request access codes. Request yours today!

Families

Resources to help your deaf child and to understand the possibilities for your child’s future. Access to visual language resources and support for your child’s development.
Family Resources

Educators

Resources to assist educators in the classroom and promote and encourage family involvement in the child’s education
Educator Resources

Latest News About ASDC

The Bike Journey Begins! #Wheels4ASDC

On Saturday, our #Wheels4ASDC riders, Conrad Baer and Albert Blake, set off on their trip across the country to raise awareness and funds for ASDC. Our Executive Director, Rachel Coleman, was there at the start line in Yorktown, VA to send the cyclists off...

Join us at the starting line!

#Wheels4ASDC Kick-Off Event ASDC's executive director, Rachel Coleman, invites you to join her at the starting line to support Deaf cyclists Conrad Baer and Albert Blake as they bike across America - yes, the entire country! They are raising funds...

Deaf Education: Let Advocacy and Collaboration Pave the Way

Deaf Education: Let Advocacy and Collaboration Pave the Way by Rachel Coleman, Director of ASDC This article appeared in the 2019 Issue of Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education from the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet...

ASDC Membership

Membership is open to everyone.
Individual membership is only $35.00 per year.  Membership benefits include:  ASDC Sign On program for 500 families, scholarship opportunities to attend ASL Weekend events, our monthly E-News and much more!

About ASDC

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ASDC is committed to empowering diverse families with deaf* children and youth by embracing full access to language-rich environments through mentoring, advocacy, resources, and collaborative networks.

*ASDC uses the term “deaf” to be inclusive of various hearing levels, including those who are seen as, or identify as Deaf, deaf, or hard of hearing.

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The Bike Journey Begins! #Wheels4ASDC

On Saturday, our #Wheels4ASDC riders, Conrad Baer and Albert Blake, set off on their trip across the country to raise awareness and funds for ASDC. Our Executive Director, Rachel Coleman, was there at the start line in Yorktown, VA to send the cyclists off...

Free ASL Alphabet Chart

Get a free ASL alphabet chart that show the hand shapes for letters A-Z in American Sign Language. Free from the American Society for Deaf Children. Please share!

Learn ASL Signs for June – Video

Learn ASL signs for June, summer, vacation, finish, father, grandfather, uncle, Father’s day, Fourth of July, and more! Your June Signs with ASDC video is presented by Ursa Rewolinski.

Why I Love SignOn with ASDC

Ariella, ASDC member and mother of two, sits down to tell you about her experiences with SignOn with ASDC. What is SignOn? SignOn is a virtual immersion program that lets you practice your ASL live with a Deaf adult from the comfort of your own...

Join us at the starting line!

#Wheels4ASDC Kick-Off Event ASDC's executive director, Rachel Coleman, invites you to join her at the starting line to support Deaf cyclists Conrad Baer and Albert Blake as they bike across America - yes, the entire country! They are raising funds...