(All Ages) Parents and other care givers learn how to use American Sign Language signs to improve communication at home and increase language development in deaf and hard of hearing children. Formal class sessions and home instruction are set up to meet the requests of participating families.
(All Ages) Individualized sessions, at homes or locations convenient for participants, develop literacy skills and learning strategies for parents and children, improving parenting techniques, sign language skills, and student academic foundations. Links for families to information and services related to deafness is also provided.
(All Ages) Individual and family counseling are provided to FCD participants by professionals with expertise in signed communication and issues relating to hearing loss.
(All Ages) Our Parent Support Specialist helps parents in finding and accessing resources in the community. Resources may include: Informational counseling on hearing loss, child development, education, amplification, and communication.
Assistance is also provided to anyone in the Tampa Bay area in locating and accessing services and information related to hearing loss.