ASL is the visual language used by many deaf and hard-of-hearing people in the United States and many parts of Canada.

ASL is very different from English–it is a complete language with its own grammar and syntax.

For more information, see the National Association of the Deaf's definition of ASL:


ASL and Deaf Culture Links

RIT's ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide

RIT ASL & Deaf Studies Community Center

Online ASL videos:

Online Deaf Culture videos: