The History of Sign Language

To give you some perspective on just how amazing and prolific sign language really is, let’s take a deep dive into the long and colorful history of how signs—and ASL in particular—came to be.


Celebrating 200 Years of American Sign Language

Every year on April 15, we get to celebrate the anniversary of ASL—and this year marks the language’s momentous bicentennial.

Introducing 2015 RID’s Keynote: Brandi Rarus

Brandi Rarus declares that her Deaf identity lends perspective and that through her experience, her children can learn and grow.

Stoked about Stokoe

Dr. William Stokoe published works won wide acceptance in the linguistic community and ultimately among educators of the deaf.