Myths About American Sign Language (ASL)

Posted on Jul 17, 2011 by paul

Myth #1:  American Sign Language is Universal. American Sign Language is not universal.  This myth is often shared by the majority of the hearing community.  American Sign Language is learned by the majority of the Deaf community in North America.  In addition, there are other countries that have adopted American Sign Language as their form […]

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Do You Know This American Sign Language (ASL) Phrase?

Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by paul

How well do you know American Sign Language (ASL)?  Do you know what Jonelle is signing? Get the Flash Player to see this player.

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American Sign Language Fingerspelling Strategies and Techniques

Posted on Jul 15, 2011 by paul

Using American Sign Language for fingerspelling can be difficult to master. Most people who learn ASL seem to have a problem receptively and expressively with fingerspelling.  Also, many times when a person starts to fingerspell, he/she tenses up and becomes unable to use it properly, while others avoid using fingerspelling altogether, and instead, they invent […]

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

Posted on Jul 13, 2011 by paul

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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American Sign Language Dictionary

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 by paul

An American Sign Language dictionary can be of great benefit.  Many people have emailed us asking about our ASL dictionary.  Our American Sign Language dictionary is pretty extensive with 9,000 + video words.  In addition, ASLdeafined has incorporated synonyms next to the base words.  As many of you already know, one sign can have many […]

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How Often Do ASL Students Practice Signing?

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 by paul

Students learning American Sign Language are having problems finding the time to practice.  We would like to hear from students of ASL.  If you are a student, or know of one, how often do they practice?  Please answer the poll, and let us know why so many students are not practicing as often as they […]

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Using ASLdeafined as a Resource

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 by paul

ASLdeafined was established to eliminate the deficiency in English skills among deaf students.  It also serves as another avenue for parents of deaf children to enhance their knowledge and skills in regards to American Sign Language (ASL).  Additionally, ASLdeafined was created to allow those wishing to learn sign language, to learn it online, with 24/7 […]

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ASL Video Lesson: Multiple Meaning Words (Concept Words)

Posted on Jul 08, 2011 by paul

Multiple Meaning Words are critical in American Sign Language (ASL).  Some people may refer to them as “Concept” words.  An example of multiple meaning words would be the word, “Run”.  The sentence, “I enjoy running.” and “My nose is running.” use a totally different concept of the word, “run”.  Recently, ASLdeafined added many multiple meaning […]

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Can you Guess the Fingerspelled Word?

Posted on Jun 08, 2011 by paul

Can you Guess the Fingerspelled Word? Get the Flash Player to see this player.

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Can You Guess the Fingerspelled Word?

Posted on Jun 02, 2011 by paul

Can You Guess the Fingerspelled Word? Get the Flash Player to see this player.

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