Handspeak® Subscription

The same great web app "as is" plus ad-free, some premium content, and features to unlock and to support this remarkable sign language resource.

Ad-free Patron

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Cancel any time; non-refundable.

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Tip or donation gratefully accepted.

PatronPlus perks

Not for the faint-hearted learners, the PatronPlus subscription offers additional premium content in some Learn posts and other sections.

Ad-free

Boot out ads across all your devices, hooray! Faster page loading. Clean ad-free experience. Breeze!

Sentences/phrases

Full access to a searchable list of sentences and phrases that will demonstrate how vocabulary, grammar, and structure work. Preview.

Tutorials

Unlock some pages of partial premium content such as tutorials, more videos, video stories, and more that will help boost your vocabulary, grammar, and structure. See Learn ASL.

Add-to-List

Save or add your favorite pages and dictionary entries to your own personalized lists for later study or review.

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Trinkets

Trinkets on the homepage: fingerspelled word of the day; sentence of the week with a link to the page, some tidbits in the ASL dictionary, and a few trivial fun stuff.

Add-ons (future)

Purchase individual packs without the need for a PatronPlus subscription. Discount offers for Patrons.

Testimonials

"Even though I'm Deaf with ASL as my native language, I still use Handspeak a lot in the last few years for reference. I also frequently recommended this website to hearings/ASL students I met. It's amazing how you contributed so much, so I just want to let you know how much I appreciate that. -- Theo, 2020."

"This website is a godsend. Your work is amazing and I just wanted to thank you. Without it, learning ASL would have been much harder. -- Le, 2021"

"I have been struggling to figure out signs for my class. It was really beginning to wear down on me and I was getting nervous about how the rest of the semester will go. A problem that was haunting me was found in short order using the sign and contextual reference from the assignment. THANK YOU!!!! You have blessed me for sure! -- Nita"

"This website is AWESOME! I always refer it to my students. -- Denise (Deaf ASL instructor), 2021"

Thank you Handspeak!! You were an invaluable resource for me during my interpreter education program. I came to the conclusion that your dictionary of signs were one of the best and I relied on it immensely. It is so important for aspiring interpreters and students of ASL who want to have the most effective communication with and for the Deaf community.

"I just wanted to let you know that you are the reason I've been getting A's in my ASL classes and to say thank you. I use your website multiple times a day, and it has fleshed out so much information about the linguistics of ASL and the Deaf community. You have truly made a difference in my life!" -- Angie DiNardo, February 4, 2022.

"We use the site in our homeschooling, as a second language. Our child is 9, ADHD, and does really well with homeschooling. He's exceptionally bright, very active, inquisitive and challenging. Your site has captured his interest and he is intrigued."

"I scuba dive, and being able to use sign language while diving would expand the experience greatly. -- L. Niles"

"I appreciate your website more than ever now. My 11.5 months old son is picking up new sign instantly. Plus, he is able to understand some abstract concepts through the visual language. -- Aleta."

"I feel like when you communicate through your hands, you use more of your heart than your brain. -- an aspiring interpreter."

"I speak Japanese and his uncle speaks Spanish. Now if my son learns sign language, wow, this is so cool. -- a language enthusiast."

"I have been using the sign languages from your page to incorporate into my dances. Such a blessed enhancement. -- a liturgical praise dancer."

"THANK YOU SO MUCH. This site is amazing. I am just learning ASL, and I keep this tab open on my computer and check in several times a day to form words and sentences. Very blessed for this incredible project of yours. -- A.S."

"Your website has helped me to learn ASL and about Deaf culture, both when I studied in University and now as I continue to practice and learn. I just wanted to express that I am so grateful for you and for handspeak.com- you are wonderful, thank you for creating this project!! -- Kat"

"I am grateful for this wonderful site that has allowed me to learn ASL so that I can teach it to my son. It's altered my perspective in so many magical ways! -- Aleta."

"My child is a hearing child but she enjoys signing and I love the interaction with her and have a second language. I love to watch her little mind work."

"Our daughter is so much happier that she can tell us what she wants and needs. Much less crying, much more laughing! Thank you for this site, the best of its kind on the web."

Questions

Billing & Account

Billing begins on the first day of every subscription cycle (monthly or yearly) until cancellation. The currency is in USD.

All online subscriptions, downloads, or any digital content are non-refundable as per the terms of use, but you're welcome to cancel upcoming payments at any time.

Cancellation

How to cancel my subscription?

You can cancel your recurring subscription at any time before the next billing date via your Handspeak account. Once cancelled, you can still access to the premium content until the end of the subscription period.

For more information, see "HELP" in the footer below.

Donation

What if I'm not interested in the subscription perks? Can I still support Handspeak with a one-time donation?

You can always make a one-time contribution of any amount with a credit or debit card. Donate.