ASL Articles

ASL Deafined has the following free articles available about American sign language, which contain some great information, and some of the most commonly asked questions. We often get asked how to learn ASL, how our video classes and courses work, how you can get started teaching sign language, and we are constantly telling people about the benefits of learning ASL.


Choosing an American Sign Language Course

Congratulations! You’ve decided to learn Sign Language. Whether you’re deaf, have a deaf child, want to use Sign Language to better communicate with your baby, or just want to satisfy your curiosity by learning the intricacies of Sign Language, you should start by finding an American Sign Language course that can teach you the basics and beyond. More…


How to Learn Sign Language

Sign Language is quickly becoming one of the most popular languages to learn. There are a number of great reasons to learn this language-from gaining a stronger appreciation of deaf culture to pursuing a career as a certified ASL interpreter. More…


Improve Communication and Enhance Motor Skills with Sign Language for Children

Whenever you think of Sign Language for children, you probably only think of it in the context of deaf children or children with hearing disabilities. But all children can benefit from learning Sign Language. That’s why ASLdeafined offers online lessons in American Sign Language for children. More…


Enjoy the Flexibility of an Online American Sign Language Course

From deaf students and parents with deaf children to the community at large, everyone can enjoy the freedom of learning at their own pace from the comfort of their own home with ASLdeafined. Our online American Sign Language courses are designed with everyone in mind. Whether you’re looking to quickly master a few basic signs or you’re interested in becoming a certified ASL interpreter, ASLdeafined’s online lessons can help. More…


Frequently Asked Questions About Online ASL

With the advent of distance education, you can now learn just about anything if you have internet access. American Sign Language is no exception. With online ASL courses, you can now master the intricacies of sign language from the comfort of your home. Of course, ASL is a complex language, and you might be wondering just how it can be taught properly online. More…


Teaching Sign Language: How to Start a Rewarding Career

The demand for Sign Language teachers is at an all time high. American Sign Language continues to rise in popularity, and simply put, there just aren’t enough certified professionals capable of teaching Sign Language. If you’re interested in becoming a Sign Language teacher, your skills will be highly sought after and you’ll take part in one of the most rewarding careers out there. More…


The Benefits of Learning American Sign Language Online

If you’re interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL), the first major choice you need to make is whether you want to learn online or take a class at the local community college. Distance learning enrollment has increased exponentially over the past several years as technology has improved and the benefits of taking courses online have become more obvious. More…


Top Reasons to Learn ASL

As American Sign Language (ASL) has increased in its popularity and usage, so too has the number of reasons to learn ASL. No longer is it only the deaf and parents of the deaf who are learning to use sign language to communicate with one another. People from all walks of life are starting to learn ASL, and almost everyone has a different reason for doing so. More…


Sign Language in the Workplace

Sign language in the workplace is becoming more prevalent as the number of people increases who are hearing impaired, or are completely deaf. Being able to use sign language to communicate and to interact with a deaf co-worker is essential for establishing a positive working climate, and for building a strong rapport. More…

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