Youth Education & Services

Our Youth Education & Services serve children and their families from birth through high school. Please click on any of the picture tiles for more information, or click below to send an email. 

Little ACEs

Offered Year-Round!

Little ACEs is an early intervention program designed to prevent the language deprivation that can be common for Deaf children, ensuring they have access to American Sign Language from birth. Parents and children attend class together where they are supported in learning language and bonding and communication techniques. Families attend weekly classes and meet monthly with a Deaf Mentor. FREE.

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Signing ACEs

After-School Program for Students   K-12

 

 The program focuses on language acquisition--developing fluency in students' first language (American Sign Language) and then literacy in their second language (English). The program also supports social-emotional well-being. FREE. 

 

Camp Sign Me Up 

 

 

Camp Sign Me Up teaches ASL and Deaf culture to hearing children in a fun, summer day camp. Sharing our language and culture helps create a more positive and inclusive environment for our community. 

Club Sign Me Up

Club Sign Me Up is an after-school, American Sign Language club designed for hearing kids, from elementary school through high school, to learn about Deaf culture and language. Filled with fun and innovative learning tools, the club promotes community building and language acquisition through weekly meetings. Your child can be bilingual through learning American Sign Language and be more welcoming and inclusive of the Deaf and hard of hearing, a cultural and linguistic minority in our community. 

Camp Rise & Sign

An annual sleep-away just for our Deaf and hard of hearing students, it's an adventure filled with all the great camp traditions--sleeping bags, campfires, arts & crafts, and fireflies. FREE.

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Parent ASL Classes

Offered Year Round

Partnering with Adult Education & Outreach, we offer FREE ASL classes for parents of Deaf children and their children, enhancing and improving family communication and dynamics.

Academic Vocabulary

Click on the chalkboard for a series of Academic Vocabulary taught in ASL. 

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