Resources

Parent Infant Program (PIP)

The PIP Program at Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) offers statewide early intervention, family-centered opportunities free of charge for children ages 0-5 who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired. A specialized team of trained professionals, serve as parent advisors and deaf mentors. They provide individualized services to Florida residents in the family’s home and in the child’s natural environment. They also host learning communities and parent networking events throughout the state.

Family Center on Deafness (FCD)

FCD provides a wide variety of programs for families throughout Pinellas County. In addition to tutoring, summer programs, and social activities for deaf and hard of hearing children, they also provide resources for parents and Vocation Rehabilitation for deaf adults.

DSC_0211.JPG

Hands & Voices

A parent driven, non-profit organization dedicated to providing unbiased support to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

The Clerc Center resources are especially for parents and families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Educating Deaf Children: Rochester Institute of Technology

International experts answer your questions about the choices, controversies, and decisions faced by parents and educators of deaf and hard of hearing children.

American Society for Deaf Children   
Screen Shot 2017-05-03 at 1.57.23 PM

A valuable and trustworthy resource for families with deaf children.

The Limping Chicken: Blog

UK’s independently-run deaf news and deaf blogs site. Publishes blogs by Deaf people across the UK and the world. With over 4 million views, it is currently the most popular deaf blog in the world.

ASL Connect-Gallaudet

Free credit courses for parents and professions with the resources and desire to learn American Sign Language.

NCHAM: National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

Although this is based in Utah, there are many educational and training videos and family resources.

Fostering Joy: Families of Deaf and Hearing Children

A private facebook for parents with children who are deaf or hard of hearing to connect and support one another.