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

ASDC 2019 Conference a Success

Thank you to our attendees, presenters and sponsors! We enjoyed meeting you and learning with you at the 2019 ASDC Conference June 27-28 at the Delaware School for the Deaf. Our 2019 Conference theme was 21st Century Partnerships.  Dr. Michella...

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...

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

ASDC 2019 Conference a Success

Thank you to our attendees, presenters and sponsors! We enjoyed meeting you and learning with you at the 2019 ASDC Conference June 27-28 at the Delaware School for the Deaf. Our 2019 Conference theme was 21st Century Partnerships.  Dr. Michella...

Learn ASL Signs for July – Video

Learn ASL signs for July, pool, swim, beach, water, bike, picnic, cookout, and more!, and more! Your July Signs video is presented by Edna Johnston.

NEW! Parent Advocacy App

The Parent Advocacy app will guide you through IEP, 504, and other important school meetings. Get answers, find resources, and track your progress with this easy-to-use app that will teach you how to advocate for the outcomes your child deserves.

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...