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by Hawke Robinson last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:48 PM
Links to various useful websites related to ASL and the Deaf community.
ASL Dictionary by Oracle Thinkquest Education Foundation by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:49 PM
SIGNhear When learning sign language you should never practice in front of a mirror, you'll see it in reverse! If you want to learn American Sign Language (ASL) or need to practice or just need to look up a word, here's a descriptive dictionary of 200 signed words. The dictionary includes the word and a picture showing how it's signed. You can also read about grammar, punctuation and tenses. Helpful practice suggestions provide guidelines to learning to communicate using ASL.
Michigan State University's ASL Browser Web Site. by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:49 PM
Welcome to Michigan State University's ASL Browser web site, an online American Sign Language (ASL) browser where you can look up video of thousands of ASL signs and learn interesting things about them. This web site contains a sample of the material found on the award winning Personal Communicator CD-ROM. However, the web site will not contain the rich graphics, sound, interactivity, and instant connection (download time) found on the CD-ROM. The CD-ROM is available for purchase.
Eastern Washington Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:50 PM
The mission of the Eastern Washington Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is to offer services and programs that promote the general welfare and independence of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals without prejudice or discrimination of any kind, and to develop a better understanding of the issues of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community by the general public.
ASL Pro website by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:52 PM
This site has been highly recommended by a number of those learning/studying/practicing ASL. It provides video examples of an extensive vocabulary for free on the site, and also offers paid-for even more extensive software as well.
Sinay's Website by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:53 PM
Sinay is one of the ASL instructors at the Spokane Community Colleges, and also teaches via remote video feed. Her site includes her class sillabi, links, bulletin board, and other ASL and fun links. Check it out.
Lifeprint by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:53 PM
This website was designed and is run by a Teacher at Sacramento State in California. Dr. Vicars is Hard of Hearing / Deaf and married to a Deaf woman. He has gone to other countries to spread the idea of technology in the classroom and uses this web site to teach his students rather then a book.
ASL Font for Computers by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 20, 2015 11:54 PM
Think ASL is awsome and want to use your computer to create fingerspelled signs, flyers or messages... this link not only gives you the down load for the Gallaudett font but also instructions for MAC or PC to install the font.
Fingerspelling Alphabet by Hawke Robinson — last modified Feb 24, 2017 04:27 PM
Everyone should at least be able to fingerspell the alphabet without looking at the sheet. We warm up with fingerspelling at the beginner groups. Typically you should practice for a week, for about 15-30 minutes, before attending the study group. This is one example.
Dr. Bill Vicars' ASL Fingerspell Practice by Hawke Robinson — last modified Feb 24, 2017 04:29 PM
A site that flashes fingerspelling at you, with different levels of speed and complexity, of various vocabulary. I good resource for working on receiving.