Pacific Northwest Edition | Regional Signs

Hello, and welcome to a new Regional Signs post. I want to add for the previous video, I had one sign that I wasn’t sure if it was used only in Canada or used in the US too. I found out that yeah, it’s used here too. The word is rude, and it’s signed withContinue reading “Pacific Northwest Edition | Regional Signs”

Familial Signs | ASL Ponderings | Vlogmas

Hello and welcome to Vlogmas day 11, and the first ASL Ponderings I’ve done in a while! Today probably will be short. I want to discuss some familial signs. I won’t discuss signs that are usually taught in ASL classes, like mother, father, brother, sister. I also won’t discuss neutral signs for family, because IContinue reading “Familial Signs | ASL Ponderings | Vlogmas”

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

Video: 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”

Sign Names | ASL Ponderings + Deaf Awareness Month

Video: 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 whoContinue reading “Sign Names | ASL Ponderings + Deaf Awareness Month”