American Sign Language is a beautiful and powerful language shared by passionate people for many different reasons. Whatever your interest in learning ASL, Congratulations! The benefits and rewards are limitless, its potential untapped. So tap in and enjoy your journey learning to who knows where?
No Limits for Deaf Children
"No Limits teaches underserved deaf children and their families the skills to succeed in school and life through its after-school educational centers and distinguished theater arts program, promoting advocacy and awareness worldwide."
Their mission, vision, and values align to support the Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and their families to succeed in life. Not just to get by but find the joy of living out their full expression and full potential within themselves. That is a beautiful thing.
Partnerships, sponsors, and community pour in tremendous life-giving support.
Children are the most amazing people. I believe they all deserve the opportunity and tools to thrive—a big shout out to Dr. Michelle Christie, Founder, Executive Director of this beautiful organization.
National Association of the Deaf
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's civil rights organization of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in the United States.
The NAD was established in 1880. NAD represents the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community on essential issues and represents them on a national level. The advocacy scope of the NAD is broad, covering a lifetime and impacting future generations in the areas of #earlyintervention, #education, #employment, #healthcare, #technology, #telecommunications, #youthleadership, and more – improving the lives of millions of Deaf and hard of hearing Americans.
The NAD is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Visit NAD for an extensive list of Deaf organizations and State Associations.
YOUR SIGN LANGUAGE RESOURCE
The core of Signing Savvy includes:
- ASL Vocabulary Dictionary Learning Tools -Course Materials - Community
MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS and Plenty of Options:
-Membership benefits are vast and valuable. View Sign Information, Videos of ASL Sentences and Phrases, Enhanced Video, Mobile Member App., Create and Share Word Lists, Practice and Study With Digital Flash Cards and Quizzes, Practice Fingerspelling and Numbers, Handouts, Discount on tutoring, Rate options monthly, annual, and a 3-year plan. You may also purchase a gift membership, bulk, an educational institution, a non-educational institution, or a public library membership.
Massive Resource of Everything ASL
LifePrint, ASL University by Dr. Bill
Dr. Bill Vicars generously provides an unending wealth of material for FREE! You can self-study for free (or take it as an actual course for $483.) The ASLU Dictionary answers fingerspelling, ASL Lessons, a self-study schedule, videos, questions, and answers. Details on the production of a sign or phrase are impressive. See Dr. Bill on our Educational Supplement Pages!
"There is much more to learning American Sign Language than just memorizing signs. ASL has its own grammar, culture, history, terminology, and other unique characteristics... Dive in and enjoy - Dr. Bill"
Sign language online with HandSpeak
Sign language on this site is the authenticity of culturally Deaf people and codas who speak ASL
and other signed languages as their first language. This site creator is an ASL instructor and native signer who expresses love and passion for our sign language and culture.
Why should you use ASL Nook?
ASL Nook was founded by two Deaf people who come from hearing families.
The co-founders established ASL Nook after giving birth to a Deaf and hearing daughter seeing there was a resource gap for teaching new parents with Deaf children ASL where it was engaging to both the parent and child. If you are looking for authentic, real-life ASL then look no further than here.