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So my name is Amelia I'm from Alabama and have always been interested in ASL. I plan to attend galludet in a few years to major as an interpreter. But I still have a couple more semesters hear back home at a community college. But at the same time I don't want to move to Washington DC to go to school for sign language and not know any sign language so I figured it'd be best to try to learn a little bit now. I don't know anyone around here that does know sign language so I figured I'd go to the Internet like everybody else does. If there's anybody on here that is willing to help me learn and practice with little bit I do know it be greatly appreciated.

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    • Hello all! I have been practicing ASL by myself for several years, and I can communicate in slow conversations. But having no one to practice with, I often lose momentum in learning. I would like to become an interpreter someday, or even teach. I was excited to find a community such as this one!
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    • I have a grandparent who was diagnosed deaf last year. I really want to stay in communication with him so am looking to learn ASL sign language. I'm not sure where to start I searched some different apps and found one called Pocket Sign but I don't have an iPhone. I see they have a website https://www.pocketsign.org has anyone ever used it? do you guys have any android/website ASL learning resources to recommend?
    • I'll have to try some of these
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