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ASL Zone: the boundary of Deaf space

ASL zone is a space where our language is used only in visual-spatial modality at some places such as schools for the Deaf, ASL classrooms and ASL instructors' offices, Gallaudet University campus, and Deaf gatherings where using voice is considered disrespectful. It's a known rule in Deaf culture.

That would mean that hearing people who do know ASL are expected to use ASL with other ASL speakers, whether hearing or Deaf.

sign language spoken here
A street zone sign can be seen at many Deaf schools, offices, Deaf clubs, and such.

Some schools for the Deaf have a street sign notice on a wall to remind.

sign language only on campus

A street sign at the Kentucky School for the Deaf. Photo by the KSD, June 2013. This one is really nice to push the unwritten rule into a formal notice.