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.
From CBC.ca: "10 deaf photographers will soon start a class in photography – after more than five years of struggling to get funding for an interpreter so they would be allowed in the classroom...
New technology for sign language - a signing Avatar!
Information about the 2014 DEFTY Awards. NOTE: In ASL only - no voiceover.
The Toronto school offers a credit course in ASL that puts deaf and hearing students on an equal footing. Northern’s deaf and hard of hearing program celebrates its 50th anniversary in May 2014....
Video Relay Services (VRS) is a basic telecommunications service that enables people with hearing or speech disabilities who use sign language to communicate with voice telephone users. The sign...
A video that shows some signs for Easter. NOTE: some signs are regional and may be different than what is used in your home deaf community.
The Canadian Hearing Society and the Canadian Cultural Centre of the Deaf answer seven frequently asked questions of parents of young deaf children.
A fun picture book that plays with ASL handshapes. A wonderful book for children to learn to be creative with language.
This ASL milestones checklist can be used by parents or pre-school teachers to see if their child is developing age-appropriate language. For use for children birth to 4+ years.
ASL Songs and Rhymes DVD
-20 popular children songs translated into ASL
-3 ASL Phonology Poems
-All songs have captioning
-No voice -over...
* 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.