Birthday, Strawberry, Garbage, Hospital, Pretend | Regional Signs

Video: https://youtu.be/kd_w7ndjRpw This is for Deaf Awareness Month, but it's also the start of a new series! Welcome to my new series, Regional Signs. Yes, there is such a thing. People think that ASL is exactly the same everywhere. Well. Let me tell you right now, it's not. Yeah, it's true, there's a lot more standardized signs. … Continue reading Birthday, Strawberry, Garbage, Hospital, Pretend | Regional Signs

International Week of the Deaf | Deaf Awareness Month

Video: https://youtu.be/IZxPpwhtKkw Here's another Deaf Awareness Month post! This week is International Week of the Deaf. Obviously, this is to celebrate deaf people and bring awareness to their access needs, to the fact that we exist, we have languages, we have culture, we are amazing people. As many of you know, I lived abroad for one … Continue reading International Week of the Deaf | Deaf Awareness Month

Sign Names | ASL Ponderings + Deaf Awareness Month

Video: https://youtu.be/J5TFvlWeBjw So... I'm finally getting around to Deaf Awareness Month videos. Oops! Hello and welcome to a crash course in sign names. This is an ASL Ponderings slash Deaf Awareness Month video. I'm going to start with the basics: what is a sign name? In the signing community, sign names are a way to identify who … Continue reading Sign Names | ASL Ponderings + Deaf Awareness Month