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  • What is American Sign Language?

    Sign Language

    Sign Language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression, and body language. Sign Language is used mainly by people who are Deaf or have hearing impairments.

    American Sign Language (ASL)

    Within the US the most common form of Sign Language is called American Sign Language (or ASL). ASL has it’s own grammatical structure and syntax, as a language it is not dependant nor is it strongly related to any spoken language.

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    • Hey, that sounds like fun, honestly! I still kinda have no clue where to start😅
    • Hello! I'm Mikyla. I've wanted to learn sign language for the longest time but, as the title suggests, I'm quite lost. I've considered trying to get in touch with the signing community in my area, however I'm not necessarily aquainted with anyone. To be honest, I'd really like to practice with someone or just have someone teach me about the community and such. I'd really love to learn more.
    • Hello! I'm a pure beginner too and have no where to start, but it'd be fun to learn more with you :)
    • I genuinely have no clue what I'm doing but like, intro ig? Learning ASL has been a goal of mine for a while because my mental health disorders cause me to go nonverbal sometimes, and its generally when I need to ask someone for help. I'm a complete beginner and I've been struggling to learn, so I'm giving this a try. I know the ASL alphabet, however not perfectly, and a few things like mother, father, boy, girl, and like..thats it. I'm really trying, but kinda falling short.
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