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Welcome to CODA International

Click to view Coda 40 web pageCODA International is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2023. We have many exciting plans for the future of CODA, view here to help these plans become reality.

What we do

CODA strives to achieve our mission via conferences, retreats, publications, scholarships, resource development and fundraising to enrich the experience of Codas. We also encourages the celebration of Deaf Parents Day/Mother Father Deaf Day .

Feel welcome to read more below on current News and Events.

Hot News: Webinar on December 3

Visit our new Around The World webpage now!

Children of Deaf Adults International, (CODA) supports the development of coda-related organizations around the world.

Visit our ongoing CODA Korea Project

CODA celebrates  the unique heritage and multicultural identities of
adult hearing individuals with deaf parent(s).

   Get involved

We welcome Codas from all over the world to become members.

 Become a member today

As a nonprofit organization, we rely heavily on donations. CODA International have a variety of funds. If you want to support our annual conferences you can support by donating to the Annual Conference General Fund.



US Embassy in Seoul shows the way

CODA and CODA Korea have been awarded a USD $45,000 grant from the US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea to implement a Peer-to-Peer Capacity Building and Youth Development Training. By cooperating between Coda organizations we get smarter together.
Read more about the CODA Korea project here.

CODA Midwest Retreat

CODA Midwest (Region 3) held a retreat , 26-29 October at Hocking Hills State Park Lodge. It included cookout, hiking trails, waterfalls, workshops, and Sasquatch hunting. CODASQUATCH October 26 - 29, 2023

CODA Midwest strives to serve the needs of individuals with deaf parents residing in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

2023 Conference Colorful Coda

2023 CODA International Conference, Colorful CODA, was held in Incheon, South Korea 27 June -2 July. This was made in cooperation with CODA International and Coda Korea.

2023 Distinguished Service Award Recipients

The CODA International Board of Directors is proud to announce the 2023 Recipients of the CODA Distinguished Service Award (DSA).  This year's recipients are: 

Caroline Preston Bass
Cindy Chan
Kelly Decker
Carla Dupras
Sue Nace

The DSA committee welcomes nominations for the 2024 award cycle. Requirements for DSA nomination can be found by clicking here. 

Deaf Parents Day Celebration 2023

The last Sunday in April is designated Deaf Parents Day (also known as Mother Father Deaf Day).This is a day that codas around the world acknowledge and celebrate our deaf parents. On April 29 CODA International arranged a 6 hour Zoom chat. We  shared stories of our beloved Deaf parents as well as catching up.


CODA 40 years

We have many exciting plans for the future of CODA International, please consider donating today to help these plans become reality. Donate now!

Creative Codas Panel Discussion

Join us for a Creative Codas Panel Discussion! 
See your Favorite Coda Stars! 
Open to all!
- How does the Coda experience inform creativity?
- Need inspiration for your own creativity?
Register here:

Sunday, 3 December 2023
3:00 PM ET (US) / 20:00 UTC
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Celebrate 40 years with CODA

Get your CODA Merchandise today!
We’ve designed a line of products at different prices to meet every need and wallet featuring the dramatic logo designed by member, Jill Sheffield. 
Check out our  CODA store!


CODA Conference 20-23 June 2024

Codas around the world

CODA UK & Ireland - 2015 Recipients

CODA International is actively networking with other Coda organizations around the world.Follow us online & become friends with our friends!


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