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Families

Learn what your deaf child needs to thrive and understand the possibilities for your child’s future. Access visual language resources and support for your child’s development.
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Educators

Benefit from ASDC’s organizational membership and comply with the IDEA mandate for schools encourage family involvement in the child’s education.
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Latest News About ASDC

The Silent Garden – Revised Third Edition

This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents of deaf children navigate the complex and unique challenges they face. Accessible, practical, and, above all, open-minded, The Silent Garden educates parents quickly and thoroughly about the many conflicting points of view on what is best for their deaf children.

Free First Year ASDC Membership

Membership is open to families, individuals, and organizations.
Family/individual membership includes a subscription to The Endeavor,
monthly email blasts with the latest on deaf children, and the ability to register for
annual conferences for diverse families to meet, learn, and share information.

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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

The Silent Garden – Revised Third Edition

This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents of deaf children navigate the complex and unique challenges they face. Accessible, practical, and, above all, open-minded, The Silent Garden educates parents quickly and thoroughly about the many conflicting points of view on what is best for their deaf children.

High Expectations

High Expectations, a families perspective on having a Deaf child.