American Society for Deaf Children

BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER THROUGH AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

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

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Kids Books in ASL

ABC Blocks

Reading and signing go hand in hand. Find ASL retellings of favorite story books!

 ASL Stories Directory

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

ASL Stories Directory

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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Recent Posts

ASL Video of the Week 1/8/23: How to Make Paints

Ready to get creative? Gather your family, students, and/or friends and join Joanne Geppert, a teacher at the Maryland School for the Deaf as she shows us how to make paints! A great way to practice colors, measurements, and counting in ASL. Don't forget to wear...

Familia Latino Grupos de Apoyo – Febrero y Marzo

Únase a nosotros mientras escuchamos los verdaderos sentimientos de Analy Maqueda. Analy es una joven adulta oyente que tiene una hermana sorda menor. Analy compartirá su experiencia personal al crecer como hermana oyente con su hermana sorda. Escuche todo sobre su...

February FREE ASDC Members Class: Why #ASL G-L-O-S-S?

- FREE February Class for ASDC Members - Monday, February 13 | 8 pm ET | Register Today! While deaf people are bilinguals, they read and write in English.  Since ASL is a three dimensional language in constant motion,  it is not easy to translate into a written...