Same, But DIfferent: Variations for the Word COMPUTER

Accents develop in most languages and sign language is no exception: Countries that use American Sign Language include the United States, Canada, and even the Philippines! Different countries, states, and even towns will have their own signs mixed within ASL. How cool is that? The sign for COMPUTER particularly varies a lot. Check out seven different […]

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ASL Tip- Don’t forget your facial expressions!

American Sign Language is an amazing and expressive language- but if you don’t “show it” your signing will fall flat! Let’s take the sign for HAPPY, for example. If you don’t sign it with a smile then you may convey a sarcastic tone. Try it like Mindy! Your facial expressions don’t just provide context, they […]

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Lauching our New Twitter Daily #SignOfTheDay

ASLdeafined has a growing Twitter presence and they all love the same thing: ASL videos! That’s why we are now launching #SignOfTheDay on Twitter!  With #SignOfTheDay not only will you get a sneak peak into our ever-growing video dictionary, but you’ll also learn a new sign in ASL everyday! How cool is that? Today we […]

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5 Reasons Why Teachers Use ASLdeafined

Today is World Teacher’s Day and you all know just how much we LOVE our teachers… but do you know why our teachers love US? 1. Easy Lesson Planning ASLdeafined is already organized into four levels to help keep consistent curriculum throughout your ASL program, and each lesson consists of around 20 vocabulary words (with […]

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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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The 7 Learning Styles & ASLdeafined

We practice what we preach! At ASLdeafined our Deaf instructors teach American Sign Language one sign at a time to ensure that everyone can learn with us. We utilitize techniques to ensure that all learning styles can take advantage of what the site has to offer. All seven learning styles can be applied to or […]

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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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I Can’t Find This Word! What Should I Do?

  We have a truly massive dictionary on our site- but what happens when you can’t find a word? After typing in the word you are searching for it will pull up potential matches and synonyms. If the word isn’t available you can request it- no really! It’s that easy! For a visual step-by-step, take a […]

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Deaf Culture #5

When signing a “yes” or “no” question, your eyebrows are always up? True.  Also, your body is leaned forward slightly and the duration of the last sign is extended.  This sounds complicated to remember, but if you take note of your body language each time you ask a “yes” or “no” question in English, you […]

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