How to sign different colors in American Sign Language

Learn how to sign different colors in American Sign Language (ASL) online! You can slow down our ASL videos by clicking the settings on the bottom right corner of the […]

Deaf Culture Values: Deafness

One of the most beautiful aspects of Deaf Culture is the value Deaf people put on their own deafness (their hearing loss). This is known throughout the Deaf community as […]

Start ASL Zoom Hangouts

Start ASL offers ASL Zoom Hangouts hosted by our ASL Instructor, Jasmine Solis, for our Online Course students. During this 45-minute Zoom Hangout, you will have the opportunity to practice […]

Deaf Culture Values: Sign Language

American Sign Language is the most highly regarded asset of Deaf Culture. ASL is the natural language of the Deaf, so a strong goal of Deaf advocacy is to preserve […]

Deaf Culture Values: Art and Literature

The Deaf highly value the literature and art of their culture. Deaf Culture art and literature is how the Deaf share their values with future generations – their values of […]

Start ASL Group Practice Sessions

Start ASL offers Group Practice Sessions hosted by our ASL Instructor, Jasmine Solis, for our Online Course students. These topic-based 1-hour sessions will give you the opportunity to practice ASL […]

Start ASL Virtual Office Hours

Start ASL offers Virtual Office Hours with our Start ASL Instructor for our Gold level Online Course students. During these meetings, you can discuss challenges you are facing with the […]

Start ASL Live Q&A Sessions

Start ASL offers Live Q&A Video Sessions hosted by our ASL Instructor, Jasmine Solis, for our Online Course students. These 1-hour sessions give you the opportunity to meet our Start […]

Start ASL Public Zoom ASL Practice Events

Start ASL offers free monthly Public Zoom ASL Practice Events for our Free Lessons students as well as the general ASL community to come together and practice ASL! These events […]

Start ASL Private Zoom ASL Practice Events

Start ASL offers private Zoom ASL social events for students of our Online Course to practice! These are private 45-minute ASL social events and are perfect for you to practice […]

#IloveStartASL Contest 2020 – Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Begins at 6:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on June 26, 2020. Ends at 11:59:00 […]

American Sign Language for High School Credit

Start ASL is partnered with many schools that accept our ASL 1, 2, and 3 course levels in order to award American Sign Language for high school credit to their […]

Deaf Classroom Design

by Michelle Waldo | August 28, 2018 When I was in college I spent a semester interning at Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (D&HHS) in Grand Rapids, MI. One […]

Gallaudet University

by Madeline Huwaldt | October 3, 2018 Gallaudet University was founded in 1864 and is located in Washington D.C and is a federally chartered private school. Originally Gallaudet was a […]

Nellie Zabel Willhite – First Deaf Woman Pilot

by Clayton Shell | November 16, 2017 Nellie Zabel Willhite was the woman that I had found in my research on “Deaf people in History.” Born November 22, 1892, in […]

Marie Heurtin – the French Helen Keller

by Alyssa Weeks | November 14, 2017 My favorite person in deaf history is Marie Heurtin. You might know her as the French Hellen Keller but to many she is […]

Learn Sign Language with Our Complete 3-Level Course

So you’re ready to learn sign language… And it couldn’t be easier to start! If you want to learn sign language, then you’ve come to the right place. The Start […]

Fun American Sign Language Games List

We have had some fun experiences with American Sign Language games in the classroom. Here are some of our favorites: Sign Language Telephone Game Remember the game “Telephone” from grade […]

Alexander Graham Bell – Helpful or Harmful?

We all know Alexander Graham Bell (known as AGB in the Deaf community) as the inventor of the telephone. That makes him a good guy, right? Creating a way for […]

Famous Deaf People

No Hearing People Here! Deaf people have been more in the spotlight than you know. There are so many famous deaf people and famous hard of hearing people who have […]

Children of a Lesser God

Children of a Lesser God is a 1986 film that, we believe, brought Deaf Culture and the values of deaf people into the public spotlight. If you have never seen […]