Family Resources

Are you a parent, grandparent, a family member, or a caregiver of a Deaf child? You’re in the right place. On this page, you will find articles and resources on communicating with and raising a Deaf or hard of hearing child, a list of in person ASL classes, language and literacy resources, classic children’s stories in ASL, list of summer camps, and organizations which provide information resources for parents and caregivers.

For a list of ASL classes, click here.

Featured Resources

Sign Language Children’s Books

ASL Storytelling Library

American Sign Language Songs/Stories

ASL Stories Collection

“10 Fat Turkeys” : ASL Storytelling

Run Turkey Run – ASL Storytelling

Bear Says Thanks! ASL Storytelling

For Parents

The Maryland Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Loan Bank

ASDC Snapshots: I Just Found Out My Child is Deaf

Parents and Families

Early Intervention

EHDI Annual Meeting

A Family Guide to Early Intervention Services in Maryland

Early Intervention Services for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: a Technical Bulletin


Read with ASL

Tell Me About Your Day: Sharing Stories in ASL at Home

DCMP: Sign Language Storytelling Videos


Maryland State Department of Education School Systems Links

Maryland School for the Deaf

Summer Camps

Info to Go: Summer Camp List


American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)

Connections Beyond Sight and Sound

Deaf Counseling Center

Additional Resources

Deaf Queer Resource Center

ASL StoryTelling: Something Happened in Our Town