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Hi, I just wanted to share a list I created of free ASL courses available online. Please note, these are in no particular order.

STARTASL 
LINK: https://www.startasl.com/learn-sign-language-asl
-offers levels ASL 1 thru ASL 3 courses
-Each course includes a workbook you can download, and there an online dictionary video archive.

GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY 
LINK: https://www.gallaudet.edu/asl-connect/asl-for-free/
-Offers basic ASL through modules, and has free videos you can watch to expand your vocabulary.

SIGNLANGUAGE101 (Taught by Dr Byron Bridges)
LINK: https://www.signlanguage101.com/free-lessons/asl-level-1
-offers lots of videos to learn ASL 1

SIGNSCHOOL
LINK: https://www.signschool.com
-Offers levels beginner, intermediate, to expert. (You can change your level of learning at anytime.)
-Each level has lessons through modules and videos, they teach dialogue, vocabulary, grammar, and finger spelling practice. And there is an online dictionary video archive. 

ASLUNIVERSITY / LIFEPRINT (Taught by Dr Bill Vicars)
LINK: http://asluniversity.com
LINK: https://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/lessons/lessons.htm
-Offers levels ASL 1 thru ASL 4 (total of 60 lessons)
-There is some downloadable information like sentence practice, and an online dictionary video archive

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Hi, I've been learning sign from Bill Vicars' YT videos almost exclusively for nearly five months, and highly suggest reviewing vocabulary through the Handspeak site to review the expressive facial "morphemes" for each word, as they are very clearly defined there.  Also the Handspeak site's "Reverse ASL Dictionary" is very useful when remembering the sign but forgetting the word, which comes in handy for people like me with a tiny little bit of non-verbal aphasia.  Also something that's amazingly helpful is Bill Vicars' Fingerspelling Tool, as well as the Fingerspelling Game on this site~~

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Thanks Amber for the YouTube link.  It would be great if someone would create a new version of this, however I did watch the first video and found it to be very helpful. I have followed Bill Vicars YouTube videos and have taken a couple of in person sign language classes.  I still struggle with receptive finger spelling and signing in conversation.  I pick up a sign or two in conversation, but the trick is putting it all together. Thanks again.

Fred

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