How to sign different December holidays in American Sign Language (ASL)

December is full of holidays! 😄 Since some of these December holidays may be part of our lives, these ASL signs are important to know as a beginner when having […]

Going to the Movies While Deaf: The Movement for Widespread Open Captioning

by Caitlin Epstein (09/10/2020) In 2018, model, actor, and Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco answered the question “how do deaf people go to the movies?” DiMarco became a well-known public figure […]

Start ASL TikTok and Instagram Live Events

Join us Live on Tiktok & Instagram! These 20-min Lives are a treat you don’t want to miss! Our Start ASL Team will be covering ASL Vocabulary, ASL Grammar, discussing […]

A Black deaf TikToker who explains Black American Sign Language has gone viral

A Black Deaf TikToker, Charmay, spread awareness about Black American Sign Language (BASL), a dialect of American Sign Language (ASL). After her video had gone viral on TikTok:   @itscharmayCool […]

ASL Interpretation in the Medical Field

by Teagan North (09/08/2020) Almost everyone is a consumer of health care services at some point in their lives. Doctor’s appointments and trips to the emergency room can require patients […]

How to sign seasons in American Sign Language (ASL)

When learning American Sign Language (ASL), it is important to know the American Sign Language alphabet. You’ll come to learn that the handshapes of ASL alphabets are often included when […]

Challenges Faced by Deaf Students in Post-Secondary STEM Education

by Anonymous (09/04/2020) In the United States, as of 2006, about 1 in 20 people is considered deaf or hard of hearing (1), however its uncommon to encounter deaf students […]

A Colts cheerleader learns American Sign Language to reach Deaf fan base

Vanessa, who is a Colts cheerleader for four years, learned American Sign Language (ASL) for the Colts fan base. Colts is an American football team in Indianapolis, IN.  Vanessa has […]

Techno Gloves That “Translate” Sign Language Into Speech

by J. Conor Crockett | September 2, 2020 The Daily Bruin published a news article written by Noah Danesh on August 3, 2020 titled: “A Glove Developed by UCLA Researchers […]

How to sign pets in American Sign Language (ASL)

Pets are more than just animals; they are our best friends and part of the family. In this video, you will learn some ASL signs for different pets that you need to know as a beginner.

Martha’s Vineyard 

by Nicole Colterman (08/27/2020) Martha’s Vineyard, home of astonishing landscapes, fishing towns, marvelous summer homes and one of the first known deaf communities in the United States. From the late […]