Welcome to the VL2 Parent Toolkit resource database! VL2 Parent Resources is a database hosting a collection of tip sheets, research briefs, webcasts, tutorials and quick Web links. The Toolbox Web links* are topical collections of web resources compiled as easy-to-access central points of information for parents.
Hearing parents (and brother) talk about learning to use American Sign Language with their deaf daughter.
Sometimes children who are bi-lingual "intermingle" the two languages. This article explains why this happens in young children who are learning language.
This video explains why it is sometimes challenging to learn to sign as a second language.
This website documents a young deaf woman and her hearing family's experiences learning American Sign Language.
"Internationally known Author and lecturer, Dr. Paddy Ladd presented on his most recent research and upcoming book on best practices in classrooms for the Deaf. Dr. Ladd has been identifying...
Meet the Holcombs: Leala Holcomb documents her family's experiences in education spanning five generations.
Watch a father and daughter signing opposites in American Sign Language.
Video of a family showing signs for clothes in American Sign Language.
This video shows a family signing emotions in American Sign Language.
A short article about the language choices hearing parents of deaf children face. Information about the importance of early language learning.
* The information presented on this site has been compiled as a resource for users. Inclusion of these resources does not constitute an endorsement by the National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center On Visual Language And Visual Learning, Gallaudet University. The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors. Users are cautioned that some resources may be specific to particular countries or organizational perspectives. Users should defer to their provincial regulations and school jurisdictions for clarification.