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5 Reasons to Learn Sign Language as a Family

From being able to communicate at a distance like across the playground to helping to develop fine motor skills, learning to sign helps families in ways you may not have imagined.

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When Puppy Love Helps Heal a Loss

“While I knew our family needed a dog, I wasn’t sure that I was ready for a new puppy. I was so much younger the first time around and had gotten used to the calm and easy life that an old dog provides.”

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American Girl Announces 2020 Girl of the Year

Meet Joss, American Girl’s first Girl of the Year with hearing loss.

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This Baby’s Reaction to Her Mother’s Voice Is Everything

A coo and completely cute smile have made this baby a viral sensation.

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Marlee Matlin Is Set to Star in a New Series for Disney+

Another exciting new series for the Disney streaming platform.

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An Entire Neighborhood Learned Sign Language So This Little Girl Could Talk to Them All

If this isn’t a more perfect example of “Won’t you be my neighbor?” we don’t know what is.

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That Time a First-Grader’s Fart Became a Hilarious Teachable Moment in Accessibility

Don’t turn your nose up at this story, because there are important lessons for everyone here.

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Playing Soon: The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival

This February marks a huge milestone for the Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival as they celebrate 10 years of throwing the most awesome, imaginative playdate around! For a decade, the BAICFF has been the hottest family ticket in town…

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11 Reasons You Can’t Wait for School to Start

Summer is glorious but we’re not gonna’ lie: there are times when we can’t wait for school to be back in session. Here are 11 reasons why.

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This Deaf 16-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Creates Artwork That Will Take Your Breath Away

This 16-year-old artist with cerebral palsy will blow you away.

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The Story of a Non-Verbal Boy & the Deaf Dog Who Became His Best Friend is Everything

This incredible bond between a boy and his dog will make your day.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Communication Junction with Abbey Cook

Studies have shown that teaching sign language to pre-verbal infants can lead to increased communication, fewer tantrums, and even higher IQ scores down the road and Chicagoland parents have taken note: Communication Junction, a popular sign language program for little…

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