American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL) is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and most of anglophone Canada. Besides North America, dialects of ASL and ASL-based creoles are u...
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Fingerspelling
Fingerspelling (or dactylology) is the representation of the letters of a writing system, and sometimes numeral systems, using only the hands. These manual alphabets (also known as finger alphabets or...
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Baby Sign
Baby sign language is the use of manual signing in order to communicate with infants and toddlers. While infants and toddlers have a desire to communicate their needs and wishes, they lack the abilit...
American Sign Language literature
American Sign Language literature (or ASL literature) refers to stories, poetry, dramatic productions, folk tales, and even songs in American Sign Language. ASL literature can denote works translated ...
Sound and Fury (film)
Sound and Fury is a documentary film released in 2000 about two American families with young deaf children and their conflict over whether or not to give their children cochlear implants, surgically ...
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Communication Service for the Deaf
Communication Service for the Deaf is a non-profit company based in Austin, Texas. It is a subsidiary of South Dakota Association of the Deaf founded in 1975. CSD provides services nationwide, and i...
Martha's Vineyard Sign Language
Martha's Vineyard Sign Language (MVSL) was a village sign language once widely used on the island of Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, U.S., from the early 18th century to 1952. It was...
Miracle on 34th Street (1973 film)
Miracle on 34th Street is a 1973 American made-for-TV movie directed by Fielder Cook. It is the third remake of the original 1947 film. Like the original, this film was produced by 20th Century Fox. A...
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The Jennie Project
The Jennie Project is a Disney Channel Original Movie that was released in the summer of 2001. The film was based on the book Jennie by Douglas Preston. The movie is about a chimpanzee who knows and ...
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Deaf American
A Deaf American is defined as a member of the American Sign Language linguistic minority. Though they are medically deaf, children of Deaf people and a few hearing people who learn ASL can become adop...
ASL-phabet
ASL-phabet, or the ASL Alphabet, is a writing system developed by Samuel Supalla for American Sign Language (ASL). It is based on a system called SignFont, which Supalla modified and streamlined for ...
American Sign Language grammar
The grammar of American Sign Language (ASL) is the best studied of any sign language, though research is still in its infancy, dating back only to William Stokoe in the 1960s.
ASL morphology is to...
The Hammer (2010 film)
The Hammer, previously titled Hamill, is a 2010 biographical film about Matt Hamill, a deaf wrestler and mixed martial artist. Oren Kaplan directs the film based on a screenplay co-written by Eben Ko...
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Stokoe notation
Stokoe notation /ˈstoʊkiː/ is the first (Kyle & Woll 1988:88 ff) phonemic script used for sign languages. It was created by William Stokoe for American Sign Language (ASL), with Latin letters and ...
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Profanity in American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL), the sign language used by the deaf community throughout most of North America, has a rich vocabulary of terms which include profanity. Within deaf culture, there is a dis...
Idioms in American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL) is the main language of members of the Deaf community in the United States. One component of their language is the use of idioms. The validity of these idioms have often b...
See What I Say
See What I Say is a 1981 American short documentary film produced by Linda Chapman, Pam LeBlanc and Freddi Stevens. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. The subjects of t...
American manual alphabet
The American Manual Alphabet is a manual alphabet that augments the vocabulary of American Sign Language a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
The letters and digits are signed as fo...
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Washoe (chimpanzee)
Washoe (c. September 1965 – October 30, 2007) was a female common chimpanzee who was the first non-human to learn to communicate using American Sign Language—to a limited degree—as part of...
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Deafula
Deafula is a 1975 horror movie done completely in American Sign Language. A voice over is provided for those who do not understand sign language. The movie starred Peter Wechsberg, who also serves a...
Si5s
si5s is a writing system for American Sign Language that resembles a handwritten form of SignWriting. It was devised in 2003 in New York City by Robert Arnold, with an unnamed collaborator. In July 20...