Deaf Events and ASL Meetups

Looking for Start ASL events or public events to attend with the Deaf community or those learning ASL in your area? Or are you looking for others to attend your event? Then this is the place to be!

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Here you will find all of the public and private Start ASL events and practice sessions we offer as well as other public Deaf events we find.

For public Deaf events not affiliated with Start ASL, we try our best to find accurate events for you to attend and include them on our calendar. Some events are free, while other events require tickets or an entrance fee. We are not responsible for cancelled events. Contact information is provided as available for each event.

Start ASL Online Course Practice Sessions and Events

As a Start ASL Online Course student, you have access to all of our ASL practice events that are offered exclusively for our students.

For current students: All Private Start ASL Online Course Sessions and Events

Start ASL Group Practice Sessions
Start ASL Group Practice Sessions

Start ASL offers Group Practice Sessions hosted by our ASL Instructor for our Online Course students. These topic-based 1-hour sessions will give you the opportunity to practice ASL in a group setting with an ASL instructor.

Start ASL Private Zoom ASL Practice Events
Start ASL Online Social Events

Start ASL offers private Zoom ASL social events for students of our Online Course to practice! This is an event where you’ll be socializing with others like you would when attending an ASL or Deaf event. Your instructor will be available and guiding you when needed.

Start ASL Virtual Office Hours
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 and get help with any challenges you are facing while learning ASL.

Find Other Signers

Social ASL is our brand new social site for signers to “connect through sign” and find love, find friends, or find both! Whether you are Deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, use a hearing aid or cochlear implant, are a professional ASL interpreter, working in Deaf education, or even a hearing person still learning ASL - all ASL users are welcome at Social ASL to meet and connect with fellow signers.

Find an ASL Practice Partner
Find an ASL Practice Partner

Are you learning American Sign Language on your own? Finding an ASL partner with whom to practice your signing skills is an integral part of learning this language. And since ASL is a visual language, face-to-face practice time is crucial to your success. As they say, practice makes perfect!

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  1. First ASL Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Woodburn, Oregon Since 2019
    July 14-16, 2023
    Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
    1510 N Pacific Hwy., Woodburn, OR 97071
    9:20am – 4:30pm
    The convention is open to the public and no collection is taken.
    For more information on the program, please go to, select “American Sign Language” from the over 1,000 available languages and navigate to the “About Us” tab.

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