Sign Language  Web sites


This is a list of Web sites that have online Signs.  Look up a sign for a word or learn to fingerspell.  Some sites even offer a quiz feature so you can test your skills.

Family Health Reference To ASL
http://usinsurancenet.com/family-health-reference-to-asl/

A Basic Guide to ASL
http://www.masterstech-home.com/ASLDict.html
This site provides a dictionary of sign descriptions.  Some of the descriptions also show a small line drawing of the sign.  All signs have a link to an animated version of the sign in Quicktime. Scroll down to click on a letter, Then scroll down on the next page to the list of words to view the video file of the sign.

American Sign Language University First 100 Sign Concepts Tour
http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/pages-layout/concepts.htm

American Sign Language Browser - Online animated dictionar y
http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/aslweb/browser.htm

American Sign Language Manual
http://home.earthlink.net/~villabullock/asl.html limited online dictionary of signs

LaRC Sign Language : The American Manual Alphabet and Online Dictionary of signs and common phrases http://oeop.larc.nasa.gov/sign/index.html

SIGNhear ThinkQuest The ASL Dictionary contains over 200 signs and descriptions of each one.
http://library.thinkquest.org/10202/

The National Business Aviation Association: Sing Language Dictionary
http://wings.avkids.com/Book/Signing/

Learning American Sign Language (ASL) and Signed English (SE)
http://www.lessontutor.com/ASLgenhome.html
click on: ASL/SE Vocabulary Index

Cyberschool ASL 1 - This is the first of a series of online courses to learn ASL. Purchase of textbook and related materials is required. http://www.cyberschool.k12.or.us/~farrior/asl1/

Handspeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online - HandSpeak is the largest, fast-growing popular visual language dictionary online. This contains a large database of animated pictures that show how to form words. It also contains references to many other types of sign languages. Monthly subscription: $5. http://www.handspeak.com/

GG Wizís Finger Speller
http://www.iwaynet.net/~ggwiz/asl/
This site takes a while to download. You can type in a phrase and watch it be fingerspelled by a photo of a hand.  You can watch one letter at a time, slow it down or speed it up. You can also try to guess what is being spelled and use practice lessons.

ASL Fingerspelling
http://where.com/scott.net/asl/
This site has nice photos of fingerspelling with animation for the letters that move. You can also type in a word and watch it be fingerspelled.  There is no speed control for the fingerspelling.  They also have a quiz option. There are no numbers

American Sign Language Fonts to download
http://babel.uoregon.edu/yamada/fonts/asl.html
You can download finger spelling fonts for Macintosh and Windows.  Select Amslan or Gallaudet.  (Handsign is not the same.)

The Deafblind Manual Alphabet Page
http://www.deafblind.com/card.html
The Deafblind Manual Alphabet is different than the American Sign Language alphabet. It is done in the hand of the other person.  This page shows a drawing and description for each letter.


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