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ASL Resources for Signing Families

While schools in B.C. are currently closed, here are some online resources to keep Deaf and Hard of Hearing kids learning and informed as well as families to learn ASL online.

ASL Video for Learning


Savvy ASL

Savannah is a nine year old Deaf performance artist who was born with moderate to severe hearing loss. Her parents and siblings are all Deaf, and use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate.

 Follow her on Instagram: savvyasl

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The Daily Moth

News delivered in ASL

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Atomic Hands

Atomic Hands is committed to increasing public accessibility to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through ASL

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E-Learning for Deaf Kids

Deaf Educators collaborating to provide accessible educational content specifically for students who learn best through American Sign Language.

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ASL Book Time

A YouTube channel with a 7 ASL stories to choose from

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Amanda Mitchell | Deaf and Hard of Hearing


This link takes you to a YouTube channel with 30 varied topics.  Each topic has a playlist that leads to several more ASL videos on various ASL stories and topics of interest.

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Deaf Owned Businesses


17 Deaf and Hard of Hearing people explain their careers in ASL (surgeon, firefighter, hairdresser, photographer, construction worker etc.)

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ASLized fosters the integration of American Sign Language (ASL) educational research into visual media and literacy. A Variety of videos to choose from.


The Deaf Professional Arts Network (DPan)


DPan was originally formed to make music and music culture universally accessible by extending its reach to the Deaf and hard of hearing. You may also download their app for iPhone, Android. This website has a huge resource of videos on topics such as politics, sports, LGBTQ issues, women’s issues, ASL music videos, talk shows, comedy, health, etc.


DPan – Wee Hands (preschool children)

Songs signed by deaf children, ASL learning for babies and families 


DPan – Kids Stories in ASL

A large variety of well-known children’s stories signed in ASL


DPan – Know That?!

Lots of videos with fun facts like: The Titanic, Leap Year Strangeness, Mario Bros facts,

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DPan TV Workshop

Deaf Children and Youth perform pop culture songs in ASL

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VL2 Storybook Apps / Motion Light Lab


In light of the COVID-19 situation, we are offering weekly sessions with our storybook apps. At no cost. Interact with your Deaf children or students using education resources. 

Download Boab App from your App Store - Free until April 2nd, 2020

Introductory session on March 23rd, 7:00 am (PST)


ASL eBooks and Resources for Deaf Kids

Expansive List of ASL eBooks and Resources.


ASL Story: Are you my Mother?

Book is read to you by Bree Sproule (past DYT Staff)

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ASL Stories Directory

American Society for the Deaf Children shares lots of storytelling resources.

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Dawn Sign Press - Free ASL Videos

Sign up for 3 free months access to ASL Videos. 


Eyes Alive

Stories & Nursery Rhymes in ASL (Florida School for the Deaf)

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Peter's Pictures

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing children ages 3 to 6 to learn ASL and written English through ASL. 

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Rocky Mountain Deaf School

A ton of ASL stories available on YouTube.

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Deaf Education Library

Variety of resources for teaching (Bilingual ASL-English).

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Has accessible math curriculum including ASL Video, visuals, and voice for lower elementary levels. This is not a free curriculum but there is a free trial and you can sign up for a regular email of a "math sign". 


CSD Learns

Has Deaf role models presenting content for highschool and elementary on career and stem topics.

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Learning ASL 


An online hub of videos where a Deaf family teaches ASL in a casual, fun way to put people at ease in learning the natural language of the Deaf.


Gallaudet University - ASL CONNECT

Free online interactive ASL classes



ASL Word Wall is a vocabulary building tool that supports sign and print word learning in a bilingual context: American Sign Language (ASL) and English. This format allows signers to use handshape to search for a sign that they know in ASL and are learning to read and spell in English.  


$6.99 available now at the App Store. Coming soon for GooglePlay


The ASL App. Learn ASL for free


The ASL App is made by Deaf people for you! Learn conversational ASL right now, on the go, with all phrases and signs organized to make it easy for you to learn. Available for Apple & Android


ASL Online Service

Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS) is offering nine levels of online ASL instruction!


**For families who have school-aged deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind children. (Families with d/hh children starting kindergarten this September may also register.)**

POPDHH: Upcoming Workshops


Based on your input about the continuity of learning, we are pleased to announce four virtual workshops taking place this April.

Virtual Meeting & Online Learnin

Virtual Meetings & Online Learning

Tips and Info for Virtual Meetings (ie. Zoom) and Online Learning to include DHH participants:

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Accessibility Tips


Guide: Teaching Remotely to DHH Students

The Deaf/Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center shares its tips on Teaching Remotely to DHH Students


Roundtable Discussion: Transitions to Online Teaching

CSD Learns: Deaf-Made and Deaf-Led Education

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Accessibility Strategies for D/HH people in remote meetings:


Like many of us in response to COVID-19, your home is now your office and/or classroom. If you’re deaf or hard of hearing like me, you may be scrambling to figure out the best way to communicate in this virtual space.


ZOOM: A Plain Language Tutorial

A plain language tutorial on how to use ZOOM (from Family Support Institute).

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