This is the blog of ASL Deafined, which is a subscription based website for American Sign Language (ASL) video lessons. The content is for anyone who wishes to learn ASL, regardless of age. It has been designed to instruct deaf students, parents of deaf children, and the community-at-large.
Founded in 2003 by brothers Joel and Jed Barish, DeafNation, Inc. is the international leader in video content, news coverage, social networking and special events for the greater deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The company’s brand portfolio includes DeafNation Expo, an annual tour of 10-15 expos all over the United States and deafnation.com, an exclusive social network offering resources for the deaf and hard-of-hearing such as blogs and online videos that provide in-depth coverage on current news, famous world activities and outstanding individuals.
Three collections of streaming videos: ASL NARRATIVES-video clips created to highlight a variety of ASL narratives. SPECIALTY SETTING: supports interpreting competencies for legal, trilingual and vocational rehab. TERPTALKS: expository and narrative monologue texts in ASL and English.
ASL Pro states: Our mission is to serve the needs of the ASL Educational Community. We strive to provide free, easy-to-use reference and learning tools to enhance in-classroom learning for ASL Educators and their Students.
ASLU is an online American Sign Language curriculum resource center. ASLU provides free self-study materials, lessons, and information, as well as fee-based instructor-guided courses. ASLU has been offering online sign language instruction since 1997. ASLU was set up by William G. Vicars Ed.D. (a.k.a. "Dr. Bill") who is currently the director, lead instructor, and webmaster.
Click on ASL Dictionary on the handspeak front page to browse for short video clips of signed words. Extra features such as definitions, sample sentences, and contextual notes are available with signup to the handspeak site.