Welcome to The ASL Project’s “favorites” page. Here we are continually compiling some of our favorite links to Deaf Centered blogs, vlogs, sites, and reference materials. Know of something we missed? Please leave a comment below and we will look into it!
Here is the link to one of the most important sites out there right now for Deaf Centered Living/Learning/Sharing/etc.
Dr. Don Grushkin, of CSUS, offers a great compendium of all things Deafhood. I particularly like this vlog: http://www.deafhooddiscourses.com/?p=569
and everything else he says is truly profound as well!
How can we make the country safe to be Deaf? Visit:
Deaf Bilgual Coalition:
Cutting Ties with DeafRead: by Barb DiGi
Barb shares how she, regretfully, has had to cut her ties with DeafRead due to unhealthy environment that poisons the Deaf Community.
Letter to Purple:
Want to make a difference? A real difference? Let’s start by putting an end to the exploitation of the Deaf Community by hearing businessowners. Go to the below link for a sample letter to Purple.
Nikki’s Video Letter to Purple: Cease Sponsorship of DR/DVTV:
Here is another great example of how we can work together!
Basic Philosophy of Liberty:
ASL, Deaf-Centered Movies, Stories, News, and Sports:
Star American Sign Langugae:
Michelle, Graduate of Deaf Studies at CSUN, launched this site for anyone to learn ASL, good info including CIs, Deaf-Centered, many more
Deaf Performing Arts Networking:
Cirrculum for Instructors to teach Deaf children on how to read and write English through ASL communication
Deaf Teen Forum:
(some are hard of hearing there, not familiar)
Described and Captioned Media Program (catalog of free rental videos or online, all are about Deaf, captioning or educational purpose)
Vocational Teaching Lesson Plans:
Lesson Plans for Professions to instruct based on Vocational Success
Deaf-Centered College and Career Assessment:
Delivered in ASL (by Rosa Lee) with subtitles in English
I also use this, for individual’s career goals, job interests, etc
Politics and the Law:
A conservative, non-partisan educational foundation, promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law.
An information + action resource that unites community voices, rigorous research and innovative technologies to solve the root causes of social inequity.
Parents, Families & Friends of Gays and Lesbians, chapters
Jobs for Teens:
Part time jobs, summer jobs, for teens
National Rehabilitation Information Center:
– all info abt law, employment, education, etc
Job Market Predicter:
Labor Market Information (Prediction of Growing or decling employments, job requirement, salaries, demographics)
For anyone who is interested in where our tax money goes to
Alternative Solutions Center:
The BEST Blog by an ASL 1 Student EVER:
Charlotte Yang, an ASL 1 student, calls for hearing parents to embrace ASL as their second language and their Deaf child’s first language.
More to come!