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American Sign Language

ASL Pro is a completely free online ASL educational resource website featuring over 11,000 ASL Signs. 
 
Sign language resources and extracurricular ASL materials for language and culture enthusiasts, ASL students and learners, instructors and teachers, interpreters, homeschoolers, parents and professional for practice or self-study. 
 
The Journal of American Sign Languages and Literatures (JASLL) offers a permanent home for ASL publications in its most natural and accessible medium – video. A video-based medium provides a space for leading educators, researchers, and storytellers to share their work with the public in signed language. 
 
The Clerc Center supports professionals and families through the dissemination of resources, training, and evidence-based information in the areas of professional development, family-school partnerships, and national collaborations to meet the linguistic, educational, and social-emotional needs of deaf and hard of hearing children from birth through high school. These Clerc Center resources are especially for parents and families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. 
 
ASL (American Sign Language) free self-study lessons including an ASL dictionary, signing videos, a printable sign language alphabet chart (fingerspelling), Deaf Culture study materials, and resources to help you learn sign language. 
 
Sign IT ASL (aka "Sign It: American Sign Language Made Easy") is an online beginning American Sign Language course. The complete curriculum will have a total of 10 units that teach beginning conversational ASL (vocabulary, sentences, grammar, and syntax) and Deaf culture. 
 
Research-based information about American Sign Language and Bilingualism for families with deaf and hard of hearing children. 
 
The VL2 center publishes research briefs as a resource for educators and parents. The goal is to inform the education community of research findings, to summarize relevant scholarship, and, in the form of practice guides, to present recommendations that educators and parents can use when addressing the multifaceted challenges of educating deaf and hard of hearing children. 
 
Apps
 
The ASL APP is all about teaching you conversational ASL. Packed with 1500+ signs and phrases, easy navigation and features, with different signers, The ASL App is designed to make learning easy, accessible, and fun. 
 
VL2 Storybook Apps provide exciting and captivating stories in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Children can watch the story in ASL or start reading it in English. At any point throughout the story in English, children can tap the screen to watch that part of the story in ASL. Children can also touch specific English words to see them fingerspelled as well as being signed in ASL.