AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND DEAF CULTURE BLOG Learn about American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and more! 6 Compelling Reasons Why American Sign Language Should Be Taught In Schools There are so many reasons why American Sign Language should be taught in schools! Did you know that nearly 70 million people worldwide use sign language as their primary means of communication? Surprisingly, American Sign Language (ASL), one of the most widely used languages in the US, often doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves…
Let's dive into one of the most common questions that new signers ask about hand usage: When signing ASL, which hand do I use?
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To help you avoid the most common faux pas and microaggressions when interacting with Deaf people, we’ve put together a guideline of what not to do (and what to do).
In this article, we provide you with the know-how on how long it will take you to reach fluency in ASL and what learning paths you should take to become fluent with this language.
Wondering where you can learn ASL for free? We provide a few tips and tricks on how to pick up the language!
There’s a thin line between cultural appropriation vs appreciation. We explain the difference and how to do it right!
Want to learn sign language online? We list some online sources where you can learn ASL!
The movie industry is becoming more inclusive! We tell a story about a deaf actor and director Troy Kotsur, and how he paved the way for deaf people in the industry.
Wondering how to learn ASL online? Or any language, for that matter? Great decision! Learning a new language comes with a wide array of benefits. Studies have shown that learning a new language can help delay Alzheimer's progression for up to five years, improve math skills, and boost creativity and attention spans.