American Society for Deaf Children

Our Mission

The American Society for Deaf Children (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. ASDC uses the term “deaf” to be inclusive of various hearing levels, including those who are seen as, or identify as Deaf, deaf, or hard of hearing.


  • Advocacy
  • Camps
  • Health Services - Hearing Impaired
  • Information and Referrals
  • Resource Center
  • Support Groups - Disabilities / Health


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.


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.

Other Details

  • Accepts Volunteers: No
  • Ages: Children
  • Fees: Yes, free first year ASDC membership

More Information

For more information, please contact:
American Society for Deaf Children
800 Florida Avenue
NE #2047
Washington, D.C. 20002-3695

Phone: 800-942-2732
Fax: 410-795-0965
Email the American Society for Deaf Children
American Society for Deaf Children Website

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