According to the American Society of Deaf Children (ASDC), "Research shows that reading and signing stories together helps promote essential literacy skills for ALL children: deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing." This page highlights some favorites! Just click on a book cover to enjoy the story. To keep up-to-date on new releases and see a more complete listing, The ASDC maintains a running list of signed stories in their ASL Stories Directory. Use it to quickly find stories by a child’s age or by the book’s title.
Learning a second language is not only good for your brain, it also lets you communicate with a new group of people. American Sign Language (ASL) is spoken by around 1,000,000 people in the United States. Introduce your children to the world of signing with the books in this collection. #IndyPLKids
The story of a little bear and his experience getting hearing aids for the first time. The author is a deaf poet and teacher and says, "It's the book I could see myself reaching for as a child."
Beautiful illustrations of a happy day at the beach paired with sign language details.
Step-by-step instructions and QR codes to watch the baby-signing videos. Learn how to sign 25 key words together.