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ASL Video of the Week: The Wizard of Oz in ASL

In the fall of 2011, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (FSDB) Deaf Elementary Eyes Alive! performing arts troupe teachers and students worked two days a week for five months on “The Wizard of Oz” production. It was a delightful and enriching experience...

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Donor Acknowledgements – July 2022

Thank you to ASDC’s July 2022 Donors! Your support and contributions help us connect families through American Sign Language. Individual Donors Anonymous (4) Kelly Carson Mahaila Jade D'Anna Johnson Edgar and Lynda Layland Diya Leupold Christine WixomDedicated Donors...

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Back to School Book Giveaway! Join us on Instagram!

""Back to School Giveaway! Last week, we shared the adorable story "Good to be Me" as part of our weekly "ASL Video of the Week" story signing series.  Now you have the chance to get your very own copy!  American Society for Deaf Children is excited to partner...

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ASL Video of the Week: Good to be Me

"Good to be Me" by Jessica Parham "Good to be Me" is an adorable children's book written by the author Jessica Parham,  illustrated by Srimalie Bassani, and signed by Amelia the Archaeologist. Just in time for back-to-school transitions and experiences, this...

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NY Times Article: A Language Changed

Photos credits: Changing signs for “phone.”Mohamed Sadek and Ege Soyuer for The New York TimesASDC is always watching the ever-evolving trends that take place in language and language development - especially when it involves American Sign Language (ASL).  In the July...

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We had a BLAST! Thank you for joining us in Anaheim!

We just wrapped up another life-changing, heartwarming, and laughter-filled ASDC Family Conference in Anaheim! The ASDC Board of Directors, Staff, and Families had a blast with the morning learning and the afternoon sign-seeing tours around Anaheim.  We went to a...

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RoseBYANDER Supports ASDC

Thank you to RoseBYANDER for this special video! — We at RoseBYANDER believe in supporting #education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children everywhere. This week we are supporting the American Society for Deaf Children.  Learn more about the organization...

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Donor Acknowledgements – June 2022

Thank you to ASDC’s June 2022 Donors! Your support and contributions help us connect families through American Sign Language. Individual Donors Anonymous (3) Roberta Grogan Deborah Korhonen Edgar and Lynda Layland James Messick & Laura Moreno Geri RiosDedicated...

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ASL VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Sign “HAND” 10 Different Ways

Did you know there are 10 different ways to sign the word "HAND"? There is! Learn about them here! Video: Meanings of HAND in ASLASL presenters: Trix BruceVoice-overs: Lynne D. SmithEditor: Don ParnellProduced by: Read with ASL & Chris Wixtrom On-screen sentences...

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DEAF-OWNED BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Tony Mac Art

July Deaf Business Spotlight: Tony Mac Art Hailing from Texas and based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Dr. Tony Landon McGregor, aka “Tony Mac,” is an artist and a deaf educator of children from Navajo families. Tony Mac is best known for his beautiful wood-burned gourd...

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NEW JULY WEBINAR! How to Read to Your Deaf Child

Welcome to the "How to Read to Your Deaf Child" workshop/webinar! This workshop/webinar is 90 minutes long and I am very excited to have you and your little ones to join us. The book for the month of July will be, "Who Took the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?". If you...

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