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.
A spoof on the song, "Men in Black" by Will Smith, teachers from the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf sign their rendition of "Teachers in Black".
CSS Movies presents "Alone in a Hearing World". Alone in a Hearing World shows true to life scenarios of a young deaf boy growing up in a hearing world.
A newspaper article about a Deaf woman, Megan Jack, and her accomplishment of graduating from medical school.
An article on an aspiring jockey who is deaf, Nicolas Sorrell.
Charter on Deaf Children: Towards a real acceptance of and instruction in French Sign Language.
This video gives tips on how to support those who are Deaf-blind.
This website speaks to the different types of hearing aids that exist, and how they should be used.
A parent of two Deaf children with cochlear implants shares her view about the value of the bilingual approach, including participating in the Shared Reading Project.
This video, made by Hands and Voices, a parent support group speaks to parents reactions to early identification of hearing loss.
This list of books for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing was composed by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University.
* 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.