Strong Start - D.C.’s Early Intervention Program
Provides in-home support and services to families with children, from birth to age five, who have a hearing loss, developmental delays or disabilities. To schedule an in-home visit, call or email the contact info below.
Phone: (202) 727-3665
Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES)
The Kendall Parent-Infant Program provides a center-based play group that infants and toddlers (with their family members and other caregivers) attend two mornings a week. The program emphasizes the development and acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL) and provides opportunities for families to attend ASL classes and participate in the Shared Reading Project.
Phone: (202) 651-5206
The River School Parent-Infant Program
Resource for families of children diagnosed with hearing loss, ages birth to three. Parents, along with their infants and toddlers, meet each week for an hour and a half. Parents learn about issues relating to hearing loss and share experiences with other families in similar situations, while the children engage in fun, language-stimulating activities.
Phone: (202) 337-3554
American Society for Deaf Children
Phone: (800) 942-2732
Phone: (800) 522-4582
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Phone: (202) 651-5051
National Cued Speech Association
Phone: (800) 459-3529
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Phone: (800) 241-1044