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Reelabilities Film Fest | April 27 – May 3
The American Society for Deaf Children is proud to partner with the 15th annual Reelabilities Film Festival: New York. Check out the full lineup of remarkable films and riveting conversations at reelabilities.org/newyork and enter code rffasdc for 20% off festival...
Celebrate National ASL Day with ASDC
Today, April 15th, celebrate American Sign Language Day with us by learning how to spell your name or tell us a story in ASL! Please tag us in your ASL Day activities! Read more about National ASL Day here >> ...
NEW! April Workshop: Fingerspelling 101 with Richard
NEW WORKSHOP! Join us on Monday, April 24th, for our Fingerspelling 101 Workshop with Richard Rose. Learn fingerspelling basics and improve your fluency and clarity when using ASL! WHEN: Monday, April 24, 2023TIME: 8 – 9:30 PM (EST)WITH: Richard Rose...
New Social Story: I Wait Patiently
Patience is important for children to learn and display in many situations, such as at school, at home, doctor’s office, and when out and about. Learning to be patient when your teacher is not readily available to assist, or your parents are busy, or when you have to...
ASL Video of the Week 4/6/23: How to Catch the Easter Bunny
Finding the eggs is easy, but can you catch the Easter Bunny? Is this the year you’ll be able to catch the Easter bunny in action? Start an Easter tradition with this fun and funny children’s book, How to Catch the Easter Bunny. Set out your own trap and celebrate...
PLEASE VOTE! ASDC & HelloMonday Nominated for Four Webby Awards
In collaboration with the digital creative studio, HelloMonday, ASDC created an app called Fingerspelling.XYZ. Our ASL fingerspelling app tracks your hand movements and gives instant feedback to increase your speed and accuracy as you work through each level....
The Importance of National Deaf History Month: A Word from our Executive Director
As we honor National Deaf History Month and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of people who are deaf and hard of hearing, we are proud to recognize the work our predecessors have done and the paths they have paved. We remain mindful of the work still to...
Online Classes – April & May 2023 Schedule
Want a downloadable copy of this flyer to print or share electronically? Grab yours here >>Learn ASL with ASDC! ASDC's ASL Classes and Workshops will give you a strong understanding of the proper articulation of ASL signs, which you’ll use in future...
April is National Deaf History Month
During April, ASDC will join people and various organizations nationwide to commemorate National Deaf History Month. Be sure to follow us on our social media channels as we post daily about people who significantly impacted Deaf/HH persons and their families, the Deaf...
ASL Videos of the Week 3/29/23: James and the Kindergartener
In this modern-day retelling of Aesop's fable 'The Lion and the Mouse,' James doesn't turn into a misbehaving kindergartener and in turn, she helps him. This video also includes the original fable at the end. Author: Connie Colwell Miller | Illustrator:...