#GiveASL

At ASDC, we bring families together through American Sign Language and we are here to support you.

Being a member of ASDC means that you are a part of an amazing team of parents and professionals dedicated to giving deaf children the resources they need to learn, thrive, and succeed.

YOU, our members, donors, and sponsors make our work possible and help us reach our community of families from around the country. Here are some quick program highlights through 2021. Take a look at our latest impact report to learn more.

ONLINE CLASSES

HOURS OF INSTRUCTION

PARTICIPANTS

FAMILIES & EDUCATORS WHO USED OUR ASL STORIES DIRECTORY

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

All members will receive discounts for ASDC online classes, webinars, in-person workshops, conferences,

and so much more!

SignOn | Friends Like Me

With SignOn, you can practice ASL with a Deaf ambassador in real time and choose your conversation topics. Or with Friends Like Me, your child can chat weekly with other deaf kids their age. Every member gets five FREE sessions to use for either program.

Upcoming Event Discounts

ASDC members receive members-only pricing on registrations for annual Family Conferences, Educational Workshops,  and other events as they are planned. 

myASLTech Discount

Your ASDC membership qualifies you to the large group members discount with IDRT.  Your annual subscription to myASLTech is just $10/month!

ASL Weekend

ASDC’s ASL Weekend is a unique two-day workshop for parents, professionals, and anyone interested in learning American Sign Language.  It is a fun, interactive weekend full of activities and discussions that will give you in-depth support as you learn and master ASL.
ASL Weekends are held in various parts of the country. 

Monthly Newsletter

ASDC Members receive a monthly newsletter with updates about resources, upcoming events, and other important news that provides support for you and your family or organization

Online Classes and Webinars

Members receive discounts on all ASDC Online Classes and Webinars.  Online events include:
– Special event webinars that are FREE to members only
– Four-week courses are held in beginning, intermediate and advanced ASL
– Monthly webinars are held and led by Deaf mentors and experts in various fields or topics
– Spanish ASL classes are held throughout the year

Described and Captioned Media Program

ASDC members receive full access to DCMP’s library of thousands of educational videos that have captions (for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers) or audio descriptions (for visually impaired viewers). Captions and audio descriptions are available in English and Spanish.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

All members will receive discounts for ASDC online classes, webinars, in-person workshops, and so much more. Additional benefits based on the level of membership are highlighted below.

INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY

$35/year

  • Includes 6 persons living in the same house

  • Discounted Access to all Membership Benefits

  • Early Bird Event Registration Discounts

  • Five Free SignOn or Friends Like Me Sessions

SCHOOL (K-12)

$300/Year

  • Listing w/link on ASDC website

  • One feature article about your organization per year

  • Free advertising for upcoming events, news, or programs on our social media channels, in our newsletter, and blog

  • Families with enrolled students receive discounted memberships

COLLEGIATE

$500/YEAR

  • Listing w/link on ASDC website

  • One feature article about your organization per year

  • Free advertising for upcoming events, news, or programs on our social media channels, in our newsletter, and blog.

ORGANIZATIONS

$300 NonProfit

$500 ForProfit

  • Listing w/link on ASDC website

  • One feature article about your organization per year

  • Free advertising for upcoming events, news, or programs on our social media channels, in our newsletter, and blog

Join ASDC. #GiveASL.

Conference, event, and program sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact our Executive Director Cheri Dowling for more information.

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