American Society for Deaf Children
VALUABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES WITH DEAF CHILDREN
Your child has been identified as Deaf or as having a hearing loss. How do you make decisions that are right for your child and your family?
Learn what your deaf child needs to thrive and understand the possibilities for your child’s future. Access visual language resources and support for your child’s development.
Benefit from ASDC’s organizational membership and comply with the IDEA mandate for schools encourage family involvement in the child’s education.
Make informed decisions on the best recommendations for your clients and be able to refer them to relevant resources.
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Free First Year ASDC Membership
Membership is open to families, individuals, and organizations.
Family/individual membership includes a subscription to The Endeavor,
monthly email blasts with the latest on deaf children, and the ability to register for
annual conferences for diverse families to meet, learn, and share information.
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