Student & Family Resources


Child First Initiative

The Adventures of Raising Successful Deaf Children With American Sign Language
Each parent has a unique story to share of their journey on raising a Deaf child.

Bilingual ASL- English Education Resources

Deaf Related Links

National Association of the Deaf
The NAD is a civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the U.S.

Deaf Nation
An international website that showcases video content, news coverage, social networking and special events for the greater deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The company’s brand portfolio includes DeafNation Expo, an annual tour of 10-15 expos all over the United States

Famous Deaf People
Links to information about famous Deaf people

A website that features unique stories and news from the Deaf community.

The Deaf Community magazine

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Provides information, training, and technical assistance for parents and professionals who have deaf or hard of hearing children from birth to age 21 through the U.S.

Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English.

National Center on Deafness
Housed on the California State University, Northridge campus, NCOD provides communication access, leadership opportunities, scholarships, academic advisement, tutoring, and direct communication classes for deaf and hard of hearing students.

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Housed on the Rochester Institute of Technology, NTID provides support services and academic programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD)
The Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf is an association of schools and educational programs involved with the education of deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Learning ASL

The ASL App
ASL Nook
Gallaudet University – ASL Online
Sign with Robert
Gifhy – Sign with Robert

Other Sign Languages

Rancho Sordo Mudo presents the Alphabet in LSM
Rancho Sordo Mudo presenta el alfabeto en LSM

Signed Languages of Mexico – Mexico Sign Language and Others

Early Childhood

American Society for Deaf Children
BL2: What the Eyes Reveal About the Brain
Early Intervention: The Missing Link
VL2 Family Package
Setting Language in Motion: Family Supports and Early Intervention for Babies Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Deaf Children, Their Families & School

Through the Child’s Eyes: American Sign Language
Washington School for the Deaf: A Bilingual Approach
Pragmatic Language using ASL in Early Childhood Education
ASL Program in Early Childhood-CSD Fremont
Gallaudet University and the National Association of the Deaf Bust ASL Myths
Father reading to 10-months old baby
Deaf Parents: Voice with Hearing Children?

ASL Literature & Signed Story Books (e-books)

VL2 Storybooks

Cultural Groups & Organizations

World Federation of the Deaf
National Association of the Deaf
Council de Manos
Sacred Circle
National Black Deaf Advocate
National Asian Deaf Congress
Deaf-Blind Service Center

Educational & Informational

Start ASL: Famous Deaf People
Seek the World: Deaf Traveler Calvin Young
Six Myths about Sign Language


True-Biz ASL (Florida)

Video Interpreter Relays/Videophones

Purple Communication VRS
Sorenson VRS

Additional Links