American Society for Deaf Children


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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?

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Early Visual Learning

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A large body of research indicates clear benefits for early visual language with all children, regardless of their hearing status.

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Knowledge Center

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The premier source of information for people who must make decisions about deaf children: educators, legislators, and providers.

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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.
Family Resources


Benefit from ASDC’s organizational membership and comply with the IDEA mandate for schools encourage family involvement in the child’s education.
Educator Resources


Make informed decisions on the best recommendations for your clients and be able to refer them to relevant resources.
Provider 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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About ASDC

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ASDC is committed to empowering diverse families with deaf* children and youth by embracing full access to language-rich environments through mentoring, advocacy, resources, and collaborative networks.

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Giving Tuesday – Donate Today

Today people all across the country will be joining together and demonstrating their generosity for Giving Tuesday. Please join in and choose the American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)! Each day I am proud of ASDC and all that we have accomplished for families who...