Learning Sign Language

Deaf and hard-of-hearing people communicate using American Sign Language (ASL), fingerspelling, signed English and a variety of other strategies including speech, speechreading and writing.

For a brochure containing some frequently used sign language images, contact:

NTID Center on Employment
(585) 475-6219 V/TTY; (585) 475-7570 FAX
E-mail: NTIDCOE@rit.edu

There are also sign language and fingerspelling dictionaries online, such as the Signing SavvyASL Video Dictionary  Inflection Guide and Lifeprint available for use.

This material was produced through an agreement between Rochester Institute of Technology and the U.S. Department of Education.