ASLU (American Sign Language University) is an online American Sign Language curriculum resource center (hosted at lifeprint.com). ASLU provides many free self-study materials, lessons, and information as well as formal tuition-based courses.
ASLU has been offering online sign language instruction since 1997. The program began as an effort to support parents of Deaf children living in rural or “outlying” areas without access to sign language classes.
You are welcome to self-study from the various publicly available Lifeprint.com lessons for free.
Dawn Sign Press
DawnSignPress creates, develops, and publishes quality American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture-related videos and books. Dedicated to the principle that Deaf people are the natural experts regarding their language and culture, DawnSignPress wholeheartedly supports the efforts of Deaf people to document ASL, Deaf culture, history, heritage, and literature.
Knowing what it was like to grow up as the only Deaf person in her hearing family and raising two young signers, Sheena felt something was missing from the internet. A place where everyone is welcome to learn ASL.
Finding her inspiration from the Food Network Channel, ASL Nook came alive in 2013. Since that day everything changed! Little did the ASL Nook family know that it would have such a profound impact on people, especially on hearing families raising Deaf children.
Our audience grew to where ASL classes – both high schools and universities – are using the videos as a part of their instruction. Today, ASL Nook has a huge following.
This would have not been possible without the Deaf community’s support and loyal viewers.
Signing Savvy is a labor of love from a small group of educators striving to provide easy-to-use American Sign Language (ASL) learning tools.
Signing Savvy started as a passion to increase accessibility of ASL learning tools for parents of deaf children and students learning ASL, but has grown to include many different learning tools and features to serve the millions of people interested in learning more about the beautiful language of ASL.
HandSpeak is a web site or web app on sign language, consisting of American Sign Language (ASL) online dictionary, grammar tutorials, fingerspelling, literary arts (storytelling, poetry, and other creative works), ASL writing, Deaf culture, and other features.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864. Free introductory videos and interactive lessons.
Rachel Coleman and her sister Emilie created the first Signing Time video in 2002 to help their friends and family members learn sign language so they could communicate with Rachel’s daughter, Leah, who is deaf. Get the full story here. The initial video was so well received that they continued filming more episodes. The series won many awards and Rachel received an Emmy® nomination. Today, select episodes of Signing Time now air on Netflix, Nick Jr. and on Public Television.
Learn the ABC in American Sign Language with machine learning. This game will be using your webcam and machine learning to analyze your handshakes. Everything is processed locally and no webcam data will be sent or stored anywhere.
American Society for Deaf Children
ASDC was founded in 1967 as a parent-helping-parent organization, originally called The International Association of Parents of Deaf Children. The organization changed its name to American Society for Deaf Children in 1985. ASDC is the oldest national organization founded by and governed by parents of deaf children.