a California statewide all-volunteer, non-profit
organization of parents, teachers and professionals serving
deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Established in 1986 by 12
parents, IMPACT has a current membership of over 400 and is
supported and encouraged by a host of organizations that serve
the deaf community.
IMPACT Vision Empowered parents raising happy and successful children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
IMPACT Mission Statement
We are united in providing support for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing through education and outreach activities in the spirit of respect for all.
quality educational programs in California for all deaf
and hard of hearing children, regardless of methodology.
a mechanism whereby parents can impact local, state and
national legislative processes.
the gap between parents, teachers, administrators, and
resource personnel in serving the deaf or hard of
supportive of agencies, community groups and organizations
with similar interest in providing a quality of life for
deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
for parent and student rights.
parents of deaf and hard of hearing children in California
with a vehicle to communicate with each other.
parent education on an ongoing basis.