6 Study Habits To Help You Ace That Final!

Let’s face it, we could use all the help we can get. Here’s some helpful tips to study better for that test! Make a schedule– there’s plenty of time between Netflix shows to study. Have a quiet study space. This means turning down your music too. Clear your mind of noise and clutter for the best […]

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Deaf Popular Culture

In our blogs we have often used the term Deaf Culture, but that takes on a little different meaning if you just add the word “Pop” in between. There are certain very recognizable celebrities in Deaf Pop Culture, such as the famous actress Marlee Matlin, who has starred in a successful film version of Children […]

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Myths About American Sign Language

It is easy when you are not a part of a particular subculture to innocently come to believe certain myths about that group. In the case of the deaf, there are some glaring misunderstandings that people may not realize they believe until giving it more thought. One significant myth is that ASL is universal. If […]

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Benefits of Learning American Sign Language (ASL)

There are a wide variety of benefits to learning American Sign Language (ASL). Some might think that there is no point to studying ASL if they are not deaf or do not know others who are. Would it stop you from learning Spanish just because you are not of Spanish decent or have no plans […]

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Review Your Saved Vocabulary Bank Automatically

ASLdeafined has a new feature that you will find under “My Vocabulary”.  Every word that you saved under “My Vocabulary” can now be automatically.  Simply click on the icon “My Vocabulary”, then click on “Practice My Vocabulary” link (underneath the heading “My Vocabulary”).  Individual will randomly instantly, right before your eyes.  After a video is […]

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Why Learn American Sign Language?

American Sign Language has to be one of the most fascinating languages to learn. But, why learn it, especially if you don’t know anyone who is deaf? Many people have decided to learn American Sign Language for personal satisfaction, while others learn so they can communicate with a family member, friend, or a loved one […]

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Fingerspelling…Why is it Tough to Understand?

Many people have a difficult time understanding fingerspelling.  If you are feeling frustrated with fingerspelling, you’re not alone. Here are some tips when reading fingerspelling: Try and catch the first letter and last letter of the word Use context clues to help narrow the word DO NOT PANIC when you see the person you are […]

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