The National ASL and English Bilingual Consortium for Early Childhood Education is a non-profit organization of professionals who are dedicated to the development, management, and coordination of ASL and English bilingual early childhood programs for children who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families.
[video description: Screenshot of Dr. Laurene Simms, wearing a black blouse and glasses. She appears to be sitting and signing the letter "C". Behind her are various graphics: NASLECE spelled out on her left and NASLECE hands logo on the bottom right. Above her head is a banner displaying various photos of children.]
Our goals are...
[image description: Two young multiracial KODAs are sitting crosslegged on the bed, reading a book. The boy is playing with his toy car and looking at the book while the girl appears to be reading. Bedroom wall is light colored and has sheer drapes from above the bed.]
[video description: Two young Deaf Latinx boys are watching an ASL storybook on an iPad. Black text overlay shows one of the goal statements.]
[video description: Two white women signing "Goals". White bold text in the middle spells out: "Our Goals" in capitals.]
[video description: A white woman wearing a light-colored sweater is signing "access". Background is yellow backdrop.]
Announcing our new board members
Click here to learn about our new 2018-2020 board members and regional representatives.
New resource: Early Start at CSD- California
2018 ECE Summit
Our 2018 ECE Summit was a success!
"Opening Our Minds to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Early Childhood Education"
April 5-7, 2018
Gallaudet University - Washington, DC
New resource: Improving Deaf Education Through Visual Learning
Deafness: Where are the 90%?
Shortly after Nyle DiMarco won the coveted mirror ball a NY Times post entitled Parents of Deaf Children, Stuck in the Middle of an Argument began making the rounds on Facebook. There was a beautiful picture of Nyle DiMarco and Peta as click bait for the reader but it wasn’t an article applauding Nyle’s accomplishment, no, it was another article bemoaning the fact that an unaided, unimplanted individual is finding successes and in turn perpetuating the great divide between parents who choose sign language and parents who do not. To read more... check out:
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