American Society for Deaf Children

VALUABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES WITH DEAF CHILDREN

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How do you make decisions that are right for your child and your family?

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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 2019 Summer Camps for Kids list is HERE!

Are you looking for a 2019 summer camp that is welcoming to deaf and hard of hearing children? We've got you covered! Download our new Summer Camp for Kids list to find a program near you. Know of a camp that should be added to this list? Please send the...

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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Latest Information

Video: May Signs with ASDC

Learn ASL signs for the month of May - and put them all together in an ASL story! This video is presented by Ricky Rose, who teaches at Galludet University and at ASDC's ASL Weekends. Thank you, Ricky! Ready to learn more ASL? Check out these exciting ASDC...

Video: Learn ASL Signs for April

Our April Signs video is presented by Ursa Rewolinski, an ASL teacher at the Maryland School for the Deaf and ASDC's ASL Weekends. Thank you, Ursa! Ready to learn more ASL? Check out these exciting ASDC...

Video: The Nissen Family shares their SignOn experiences

Watch this video to find out what this ASDC Member Family thinks about SignOn with ASDC, an online program that lets you practice ASL with a Deaf adult in real time from the comfort of your own home. Want to try SignOn free? Learn more...

The 2019 Summer Camps for Kids list is HERE!

Are you looking for a 2019 summer camp that is welcoming to deaf and hard of hearing children? We've got you covered! Download our new Summer Camp for Kids list to find a program near you. Know of a camp that should be added to this list? Please send the...