American sign language is a thriving language, separate from English, used throughout the U.S., Canada, Africa, and some other parts of the world.
Learning ASL allows you to communicate with any of these people, in any situation.
There are many social, cultural and professional reasons to learn sign language.
More than 5% of the world population has hearing loss, including 11 million in the USA, according to the World Health Organization. Therefore, anyone who deals with the public – from shop assistants to social workers – will benefit from knowing ASL.You can begin now by following the demonstrations and videos in our ASL online course.