Available Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and their Families

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All VL2 Storybook Apps are designed to provide young Deaf and visual learners unique and interactive reading experiences in which animated illustrations and English text complement videos of a storyteller using American Sign Language (ASL).

Get your Storybook Apps today from the
App Store or Google Play Store!

Fifteen Principles for Reading to Deaf Children for Parents/Caregivers
Learn 15 strategies on videos to make book sharing most effective using American Sign Language.

The strategies are made available by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center!
Free introductory videos and interactive lessons
FREE Remote Learning resources!

Families and educators who have at least one student with a disability can register for free membership and access over 8,000 captioned and described educational videos.

The   Described and Captioned Media Program  is the nation’s leading source for accessible educational content, providing services for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind.
ASL Learning Resources and Videos
for Parents and Caregivers from the
American Society for Deaf Children

How to Read and Sign a Story with Your Child
(click on the photo below for tips)

CHOICES for Parents is an organization for families in the state of Illinois. If you and your family live in this state, you may qualify to receive READ KITS and other services .

Families anywhere in the US can check out their LITERACY's webpage to have acces s to ACTIVITY SHEETS and VIDEOS !
Kids Stories in ASL
View various skilled ASL signers read and sign many wonderful children's books made available by DPAN.TV!
Watch a list of videos about Deaf people from all over the nation, in various occupations and lifestyles from DPAN.TV.
History Through Deaf Eyes
Learn more about Deaf History from this website made available by Gallaudet University. Older deaf and hard of hearing students
can learn more about their culture and history.

The Educational Resource Center on Deafness of the Texas School for the Deaf has a list of great
Stories in ASL from their YouTube Channel .
More stories signed in ASL
from the Rocky Mountain Deaf School's
YouTube Channel!
Parent Tip Sheets

There are Eight Parent Tip Sheets created for parents and caretakers of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH).

These Tip Sheets were created by the Hands & Voices FL3 Scientific Language and Literacy Advisory Board.
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