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American Society for Deaf Children

Contact Information

Donald E. Rhoten, Executive Director
3820 Hartzdale Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011

1-800-942-2732 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-866-895-4206 (Voice - Toll-free)
717-703-0073 (Voice)
717-909-5599 (FAX)

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The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC) was founded in 1967 as a parent-helping-parent organization. Today, ASDC is a national, independent non-profit organization whose purpose is providing support, encouragement, and information to families raising children who are deaf or hard of hearing. ASDC supplies the information and support families request to ensure that their decisions and actions are based on up-to-date and accurate knowledge.


The Society publishes and distributes reports, needs assessments, position papers, and pamphlets on deafness and its effect on families of deaf people. There is a fee for some publications. Serial publication: The Endeavor (newsletter), bimonthly--news on services for deaf persons and their families. Association.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/9/2012
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1574
Accession Number: DP91A0721

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