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Lippitt School Library: American Sign Language

ASL Intro

Welcome to the American Sign Language (ASL) Libguide! As someone who is hard of hearing, I've embarked on a mission to share the wonders of ASL with you and our vibrant community. ASL is not just a language; it's a visual symphony that connects people in profound ways. In this Libguide, we'll journey through the fundamentals of ASL, exploring its expressive beauty, essential signs, and the rich cultural tapestry that makes ASL a captivating language. Whether you're diving into the world of signing for the first time or expanding your repertoire, let's make ASL an exciting and accessible adventure together.

Communication knows no bounds with ASL, and my hope is that this guide sparks your interest, encourages inclusive conversations, and fosters a deeper appreciation for the power of visual language. If you have questions or specific areas of ASL you're eager to explore, feel free to reach out. Let's embark on this lala journey of discovery and connection through American Sign Language! 🤟📚

ASL Dictionary

ASL Dictionary

What are Some Signs You Should Learn First?

Hello, Goodbye, Please, Thank you, Sorry, Yes, No, Help, Friend, Family, Name, Nice, Beautiful, Excuse me, Deaf, Hearing, Sign, Love, Like, Want, Need, Bathroom, Eat, Drink, School, Fun, Play, Finish, Colors (basic), Animals (common).

Our ASL Books In the Library!


American Sign Language


Sign Language Alphabet

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