Family Connections

Empower parents with linguistically and culturally accessible information and training that supports optimal parenting skills, and promotes the linguistic, cultural, social, emotional, physical health and safety of their children.

Family Oriented Events

Our family friendly events empower parents with linguistically and culturally accessible information and training that supports optimal parenting skills, and promotes the linguistic, cultural, and social of their children.

Family Advocacy

We help parents advocate for bilingual language access including English and American Sign Language for their children, educate about Deaf culture and community, and assists with the child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

Deaf Mentor Service

Providing parents with information, tools, language models and resources, so parents can make informed decisions that result in healthier children and stronger families.

Family Events
Club Saturdays: Hosted quarterly with different themes, allowing families and children to connect and share experiences in Deaf culture and community awareness.

ASL Family Classes: Learn American Sign Language with other families that have Deaf members!

Family Advocacy and Individual Education Plan (IEP) Advocacy
Promotes bilingual language including English and American Sign Language in your child’s education plan. Educates the school about Deaf culture and community.
Deaf Mentor Service

You can:

  • Build communication skills to understand and connect with your child.
  • Learn tips on how to communicate with your child.
  • Get support with meeting your child’s needs at school.

You will receive:

  • Home visits every week with a special lesson plan for your family.
  • Resources from other Deaf parents.
  • Support with your child’s education.
  • Information about family events.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Deaf Culture and Community Referrals
  • California School for the Deaf, Fremont
  • California School for the Deaf, Riverside
  • Other Agencies in State of California
  • LEAD-K
  • Clerc Center
  • Deaf Role Models
Deaf Mentors Wanted!

We are seeking experienced Family Mentors around the Bay Area and North Coast to provide family-centered, culturally and linguistically based home visit services as part of the Family Connections program that works with families (deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and hearing) and their children (deaf or hearing) to ensure age-appropriate language development and access to needed resources.

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