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CONFERENCIA ASDC 2022

ASDC adds a Spanish Conference option to their Annual Family Conference in July ASDC agrega una opción de conferencia en español a su conferencia familiar anual en julio ASDC will be hosting a full family conference in SPANISH! No interpreters will be used as all...

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ASDC Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day

American Society for Deaf Children celebrates GAAD, Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Every Third Thursday of May, we get people thinking and talking about digital access and inclusion for those with different disabilities. For the Deaf Community: High-Quality Audio...

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Section 504: Your Input is Needed

US Department of Education - Office of Civil Rights to review the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Amendments to Section 504 being proposed "Just as in 1977, the voices of people with disabilities must be heard and incorporated..."  The US Dept of Education Office of...

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May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in May in the United States to highlight the history, heritage and contributions of Asian Pacific American communities.  Asian-Americans and Pacific Islander Americans (AAPI) play a large role in the history...

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ASDC Donor Acknowledgements – April 2022

Thank you to ASDC’s April 2022 Donors!  Your support and contributions help us connect families through American Sign Language. Individual Donors Anonymous (2) Diana Burch Victoria Fleenor Sarah Grist Lisa Hailey Navin Jayakumar Phyllis Lee Bradley Magala Shenica...

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Deaf-Owned Businesses: Parents Gone Hiatus

Parents Gone Hiatus: ASLPasta  Welcome to our first Deaf Owned Business Highlight! ASDC is committed to supporting the Deaf Ecosystem and those companies & organizations that are owned and/or founded by Deaf/HH persons in our community.  As we continue our...

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New Classes added in June 2022

Register early - spots will fill fast! ASDC Members save on every class! Email Cheri at cheri@deafchildren.org for your discount code todayOnline via Zoom | $25*ASDC members save $10ASL Class: All About IdiomsMonday June 6 | 8 pm ET In ASL there are many ways to share...

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Happy Mother’s Day from ASDC!

On Mother's Day (and every day) we celebrate moms and everything they do!   Watch this special video message made especially for some pretty amazing people in our world! (You might find one just for you!)   A fun learning activity for you and your...

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May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

  Mental Health Resources for ASDC & Deaf/HH families and individuals ASDC strongly advocates for mental health awareness, and encourages the families and individuals we support along with our allied partners and donors to seek out support and assistance so...

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Donor Spotlight: ASL Club at Clemson University

Clemson University's ASL Club Raises Funds for ASDC Members of South Carolina's Clemson University ASL Club raised almost $245 as part of Chipotle's "Do Good" Charitable Community Outreach program. Students, faculty members, family, and friends were encouraged to dine...

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ASDC Donor Acknowledgements – March 2022

Thank you to ASDC's March 2022 Donors!  Your support and contributions help us connect families through American Sign Language. Individual Donors Anonymous (3) Lara-Ann Baxter Adrian Cortez Tamara Flores Edgar & Lynda Layland Sam Mauro Katherine Mileto Geri...

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Members Only Event: You Too! | April 25, 2022

 ASDC MEMBER-ONLY EVENT! TV Show for Deaf Kids: You, Too!Season 2 World Premiere & Discussion Panel See the world premiere of Season 2 of You, Too! - an educational series for Deaf and hearing children in elementary school. The show features arts-related content...

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April 15th is National ASL Day

Today, April 15th, we observe National ASL Day! It is a great opportunity to celebrate and learn more about American Sign Language. On this day in 1817, the American School for the Deaf (ASD) opened in Hartford, Connecticut. There, teachers and students worked...

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April is National Deaf History Month

During April, ASDC will join people and a variety of organizations around the country in commemorating National Deaf History Month. Be sure to follow us on our social media channels as we post daily about people who made significant impacts for Deaf/HH persons and...

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