ASL and the Deaf Community

How do I find ASL classes near me?
It is very difficult for some people to find ASL classes in their area. That's the main reason why we started this website--so people could learn ASL o...
Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 1:15 PM
How do I cite the information from this website?
MLA Format: "(Name of Article)." Start ASL. (date you retrieved the information) [(exact URL of article)] or Jay, Michelle. "(Name of Articl...
Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 1:18 PM
How can I meet Deaf people?
We probably don't know anything about how to meet the deaf community in your area. However, we do know a couple websites that do. You can visit our Dea...
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:52 AM
What if I'm left handed?
Firstly, there are a lot of left-handed signers. There really is no difference except that your left hand is your dominant hand instead of your right hand. ...
Tue, May 1, 2018 at 10:54 AM
What are name signs?
We discuss name signs in the ASL 1 class. Here are the basics: Name signs are a part of Deaf culture and are used to identify and refer to people both prese...
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:53 AM
Can you translate/interpret this for me?
Translating and interpreting is a lot of work. If you send us a huge script, or even several paragraphs, it will take up a lot of our time to write out a tr...
Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 10:27 AM
I want to make this my profession! What ASL jobs are out there?
I was in a spot just like you are not that long ago. If you really enjoy learning sign language and being around deaf people, you can always become an ASL i...
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM
How do I become an ASL interpreter?
That's great that you are interested in ASL interpreting! You can find all of the information we have by readingĀ ourĀ Becoming An Interpreter for the D...
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 3:36 PM