Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language (ASL) but didn't know where to start? You can learn it online for free. Here's our pick of the best places to learn ASL online!
Lifeprint.com is run by Bill Vicars, a full-time ASL Instructor at California State University. Lifeprint.com offers free in-depth ASL video lessons. The website was originally created for Bill Vicars' college students and he decided to make it available to everyone. Thanks Bill! Check out the website at lifeprint.com
2. ASL Nook
ASL Nook is a YouTube channel, Facebook page and website run by Sheena McFeely and her family. ASL Nook has many story-telling videos in ASL. It's a great family-friendly channel. You can find ASL Nook at aslnook.com
3. The ASL App
The ASL App offers over 1,000 videos, hundreds of signs, and many phrases that can be used in daily conversation. The app is designed to be used on the go in social settings. The aim of the app is to give someone the confidence to start a conversation with someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. The ASL App is available on iPhone 5, 6 and 7, iPads and iPod Touch. Download it on iTunes.
4. Switched at Birth
Switched at Birth is a television series that features Deaf actors, Deaf culture and issues relating to the Deaf community. If you're located in the United States, you can watch Switched at Birth on Freeform.