American Sign Language (ASL) is NOT used worldwide…..

There is the common misconception that American Sign Language (ASL) is used throughout the world. This is completely false. There are over 70 million Deaf or Hard-of-hearing individuals around the world that use some type of signed language, which is estimated to be about 200 different sign languages throughout the world. There are some signs that may be similar, but each sign language is unique… read more >>

Rights of Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children

It is International Week of the Deaf!  First launched in 1958, it is an annual celebration of the global Deaf Community.  This worldwide celebration is held yearly during the last full week of September, the same month that the first World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf was held.  This year, the theme is “Reaffirming Deaf People’s… read more >>

Sign Language and Human Rights around the World

One would think that having access to language would be a basic human right. However, Deaf and Hard-of-hearing people around the world, still to this day in 2020, have issues accessing language due to one thing or another. Across the globe, Deaf and Hard-of-hearing individuals do not have access to interpreters or there is a… read more >>

ASL Fall Family Fun and Virtual ASL Club

American Sign Language uses hand and face movements as an expression of language for the deaf and hard of hearing. It is one of the top languages learned throughout the country. Check out some American Sign Language movies, e–books, and books as we get ready for Fall and in anticipation for our first Virtual ASL Club!  ASL Club meets virtually… read more >>

Baby American Sign Language with Miss Jenni 

If you are a new parent… congratulations! If you are like me when my children were born, you are worried about how you will teach your little one and what is best for them. You have all these experts telling you to do this or to do that. It can feel very overwhelming. I know it did for… read more >>