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American Sign Language: Learning ASL

A collection of ASL resources and dictionaries
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The Sign Language Alphabet

American Sign Language eBooks

American Sign Language Print Books

What is American Sign Language?

American Sign Language is a language using hand and body gestures that was created to help Deaf and hard of hearing people in America communicate their thoughts and feelings. American Sign language is considered a separate language and culture from the language and culture of spoken English. Sign language has variations, and people outside of America may not understand ASL, even if they are Deaf and/or fluent in their own sign language. 

Online ASL Dictionaries & Videos

ASL Videos

ASLMeredith has a series of themed videos teaching ASL.

Bill Vicars has hundreds of ASL lessons on YouTube and on his website.