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 ASDC News

2019 Conference Presentations

We had an exceptional  group of presenters at our 2019 ASDC Conference at the Delaware School for the Deaf. View and download speaker presentations here! 

ASDC 2019 Conference Recap

Get a recap of the 2019 ASDC Conference and view/download conference program and speaker presentations!

ASDC Membership

Membership is open to everyone. Family membership is just $35 per year. Right now, when you join ASDC you’ll get five FREE sessions of  Sign On with ASDC – a $125 value! Members are also eligible for scholarships to ASDC events. Join us today!

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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Latest Blog Posts

Video: Signing Numbers in ASL

Watch this video from Ricky Rose on signing ASL numbers. Learn why the same number can be signed in a slightly different way, depending on context.

2019 Conference Presentations

We had an exceptional  group of presenters at our 2019 ASDC Conference at the Delaware School for the Deaf. View and download speaker presentations here! 

Free ASL Numbers Chart

Get a free ASL numbers chart that show the hand shapes for numbers 0-20 in American Sign Language. Free from the American Society for Deaf Children. Please share!