Resources for Families and Professionals
Want to learn more about the advantages of American Sign Language-English bilingualism for your deaf or hard-of-hearing child? The latest research, parent information packets, storybook apps and more at VL2: a National Science Foundation, Science of Learning Center.
The Laurent Clerc Center
The Clerc Center works to help raise the achievement of deaf and hard of hearing students ages birth-21 nationwide by supporting the families and professionals who work with these students. This support is in turn guided by public input gathered from educators, professionals, and families working with deaf and hard of hearing children.
Wheelock Family Theater
At the Wheelock Family Theatre, located on the Boston Riverway, all performances are open captioned, FM receiver listening devices are available for use at any seat and selected performances of every production are interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL). For a schedule of ASL-interpreted performances, contact the Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boston Children’s Museum
The Boston Children’s Museum regularly schedules ASL interpreted programs. For more information check their monthly calendar.
The Discovery Museums
The Discovery Museums, in Acton MA offer Free Mornings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants Toddlers and their Parents. To find upcoming dates please contact Denise Fournier Eng of Children’s Hospital Boston in Waltham’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program. You can reach her by phone, 781-216-2208, or email, email@example.com.
The New England Aquarium
ASL Program at the New England Aquarium The New England Aquarium offers ASL interpreted programs from 12:30-4:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. All programs are included in the admission price.For more information, call 617-973-5200.
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston provides a mobile MFA Guide with ASL videos for over 100 objects in the museum and mini tours in ASL. The guide is available free of charge to visitors who are Deaf or hard of hearing and tours are regularly added.
List Serves and Yahoo Groups
Events, announcements, and job listings for each state in the eastern region.