ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Climbing The Avalanche, Chuck Baird, & More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 6/29/2018 What? You’re Starting A Newsletter? You betcha! Every week the ASLdeafined blog will be highlighting the latest in Deaf news, as well as any and all changes to the ASLdeafined Online Sign Language Curriculum. These newsletters will also contain weekly spotlights featuring renowned Deaf historical figures and events, and “Handshape […]

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Requested Word Feature – Fantastic Addition to ASLdeafined!

In the ASLdeafined dictionary, there are over 17,000 words and counting.  In fact, we pride ourselves on having the BEST ASL dictionary on the internet.  However, if you are like me, after requesting a word, forgetting what I just requested is inevitable. At ASLdeafined, we have created a way for all of your requested words to be […]

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Deaf Women in History – International Women’s Day

Yesterday was International Women’s Day! It also happens to be Deaf History Month, so let’s take a look at three amazing Deaf women that made an extraordinary impact!    Juliette Gordon Low Did you know that the founder of the Girl Scouts was deaf? Julliette Gordon Low became deaf in early adulthood, but that never […]

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5 Lessons You Didn’t Know We Covered in ASLdeafined

Ever wonder what you’re missing out on? Discover these 5 Awesome ASL Lessons of ASLdeafined! Technology for the Deaf Thanks to some really smart cookies out there, there’s a TON of technology available to help out the deaf. One of the most common devices, a Video Phone, allows a deaf person to make phone calls! […]

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Coming Soon…. The Mobile App for ASLdeafined!

  That’s right- after several years of bring the best ASL online textbook to your school and your home, we are bringing it right to your smartphone!                                                          […]

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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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Top 15 Reasons Why People Join ASLdeafined.com

Here are the top 15 reasons why people join ASLdeafined.com 15.  To learn to communicate with co-workers. 14.  To become an interpreter for the Deaf. 13.  To learn about Deaf culture. 12.  To get better at receptive skills. 11.  To have 24/7 access  to ASL. 10.  To practice ASL handshapes. 9.  To become fluent at ASL. […]

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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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The Importance of Qualified Interpreters

A video has gone viral about an “interpreter” that was seen in a Manatee County emergency broadcast in Florida: As you can see from the captions, this isn’t exactly easy to understand- right? This is probably a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Conveniently, Manatee County offers a PDF available on their webpage here where they […]

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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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