A Peak Into Our Dictionary

You get what you pay for- but what are you paying for? Here’s what you get for just $6 a month! 1. More than 16,000 videos. ASLdeafined.com is regularly updated to add more to this already massive video dictionary, and every video is signed by a real Deaf individual. You aren’t just getting more… you’re getting the […]

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The School Bell is About to Ring…

Will you be ready when the bell rings the first day of school? ASLdeafined is here to help you by answering some recent questions from our users.   We would like to share our responses to the most recent questions. Is it true that ASLdeafined has lessons plans for all of their lessons?  Yes.  This is […]

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Interpreter Training Program Students

It is only right to recognize all of the future Interpreter Training Program (ITP) students.  I would like to thank them for considering the interpreting profession. Across the United States, we are in desperate need of interpreters.  I am so grateful for students who want to become interpreters for the Deaf.  And, even though many […]

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ASL vs BSL – Turtles!

This week we celebrated Turtle Day! We LOVE the sign for turtle in ASL- that cute little shell! – but did you know the sign for turtle is JUST as cute in British Sign Language?   We sign this (ASL):   Our neighbors across the pond sign the word turtle like this: http://www.signbsl.com/sign/turtle It looks […]

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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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