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Free sign language resources and extracurricular materials for language enthusiasts, ASL students and learners, instructors and teachers, interpreters, homeschoolers, parents and professionals who are interested in learning how to sign language online and/or beyond classes for practice or self-study.

American Sign Language dictionary

American Sign Language dictionary

How do you sign "thank you" or "I love you" in ASL? Browse or search thousands of signed words in the ASL video dictionary online. Travel? Check out the ISL dictionary (International Sign Language).

Deaf cultural studies

ASL literature and arts

Learning sign language is inseparable from learning its Deaf culture. Deaf culture with the core of sign language is a distinct, cultural-lingusitic identity of people of the eye.

ASL Word of the Day

Equivalent to English: arrive

Current trends

Quote of the month

"The human brain does not discriminate between the hands and the tongue. People discriminate, but not our biological human brain."
-- Neuroscientist Dr. Laura Petitto, 2012

ASL Tip of the Week

" Ethics: certified interpreters are considered to be qualified to work as interpreters in educational settings and other fields. Signers, who have not completed at least two years of ASL/English interpretation training or program, should not be hired, or should ethically refrain from an offer and educate the administrator."

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