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25 Benefits of Learning American Sign Language

Growing up bilingual has many perks. Check out the benefits and see why!

ASL Babysitters

Consider hiring an ASL babysitter, so your child gets even more language exposure!

ASL Environment Checklist

Want to know how you can make your home and common space more ASL friendly? Check this out!

Benefits of Bilingualism

Learning two languages is a very natural process for children, and it does not result in or cause cognitive or linguistic delays. Learn about the benefits!

Deaf Art: De’Via

De’VIA is an art movement formed by Deaf artists to express their Deaf experience. Interested? Click the link for more info!

Deaf Mentors, why are they important?

A Deaf mentor can be a wonderful resource, both for the family of a Deaf child, and the Deaf child him/herself.

Definitions & Identities

The Deaf and hard of hearing community is diverse. There are variations in how a person becomes Deaf or hard of hearing, level of hearing, age of onset, educational background, communication methods, and cultural identity. – Excerpt from NAD

Language Learning Through the Eye and Ear - Part 1

This research-based webcast by Deborah Pichler, PhD, addresses how deaf and hard of hearing babies acquire language and why one should sign with babies as early as possible.

Language Learning Through the Eye and Ear - Part 2

This research-based webcast by Deborah Pichler, PhD, addresses how deaf and hard of hearing babies acquire language and why one should sign with babies as early as possible.

Language vs Literacy

Is Language sufficient to maintain conversation needs? Can Literacy enhance language skills? The answers are a click away!

Language Window of Opportunity

It has been said that the first five years of a child’s life is vital for full language learning foundation, but what about Deaf children?

Myths/Facts

Is ASL universal?  Do ASL and English have the same grammar? Misconceptions of ASL– know the difference between myths and facts.

Semi-lingual vs Mono-lingual

What does ‘semi-lingual’ mean? What does ‘mono-lingual’ mean? Find out!

Support Your Child’s Reading!

10 tips for parents to support and encourage children to read!

Visual Conversations with Deaf and HoH Babies and Toddlers

 When hearing parents include visual conversation strategies while interacting with their child, they give babies a strong start on language learning.