Why is our ASL Dictionary the BEST?

You’re desperate to finish that ASL homework… or maybe that sign is on the tip of your ‘fingers’- either way you need that sign NOW! So why choose ASLdeafined?¬† 16,000+ Videos: Our video dictionary contains vocabulary from our lessons, variations of those signs, and even requested words from anyone that learns with us! Variations for […]

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Ask A Deafie: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

One of our Deaf instructors, Jenna, has taken some time to answer a few questions she’s just plain tired of hearing. (Get it?!) 1. IT’S SO NICE TO ME-ET YOU! ūüėÄ AH! Nice to meet you too! But there’s no need to yell- just talk at an even pace and try not to mumble. 2. […]

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Homeschooling with ASLdeafined – 5 Steps to Easy Lesson Plans!

Not everyone learns in a classroom, and Sign Language is a lot easier to learn when you can see it- right? That means that learning from a bunch of papers isn’t going to help out much! Here’s a quick-guide to help you set up the #1 Online ASL Textbook fast and easy! Step 1: Sign […]

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Rejuvenate your ASL Program with ASLdeafined!

The impressive and growing popularity of American Sign Language is sweeping the nation and schools are desperate to keep up with student demand- but are they choosing the best curriculum? Ask yourself these questions:   1. What materials are used?¬† A standard ASL curriculum includes some books and few DVDs with demonstrations of ASL at […]

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It’s the WEEKEND…. and we have ASL homework.

“I have all this homework due Monday but the book is… well it’s a book. It’s hard to know if I’m signing correctly! I just started the semester and I’m already behind! What should I do?” -AnonGirl We found this common problem on a forum recently- A lot of ASL curricula these days use two-dimensional […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Our Dictionary

Our dictionary, consisting of THOUSANDS of videos, holds a few hidden secrets:   1. Sign variations and synonyms¬†are shown at the bottom of each video. We have links to sign variations right at the bottom of the video! You can also find synonyms here.   2. You can add words to a list for review […]

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Study Tool Feature: Slow-Mo!

“GAH! This video is way too fast!! I’ve watched it 1,000 times! HELP!” Don’t worry! ASLdeafined has a handy-dandy feature to help you out: If you find a video is¬†a bit fast, just¬†select the box in the upper-left hand corner of the video and BOOM- you’re in business! Check out how helpful it is for […]

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Questions Often Asked to a Sign Language Interpreter

As an interpreter, many questions are asked by the general public.¬† Which some are shocking to me.¬† And, looking back, it shouldn’t be so surprising that people who are not familiar with Deaf culture I wanted to share some of these questions with you… Are you Deaf? This question gets asked a lot.¬† It is […]

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Emailed Question: Does ASLdeafined Offer American Sign Language Lessons for Young Children?

Yes.¬† ASLdeafined offers American Sign Language (ASL) lessons for all ages.¬† We specifically have lessons for daycare aged children.¬† Additionally, we have ASL lessons for beginners to the most advanced signers. Listed below are types of people who have already joined ASLdeafined: Deaf students Parents with deaf children Future American Sign Language interpreters Current ASL […]

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A Student’s Point of View

I began taking American Sign Language classes at my high school in 2007. On the first day of class, I was taken aback when my teacher, Mrs. Dees, came into the classroom and began signing to us. None of us knew what she was signing, or why she was signing; considering the fact that we […]

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