Do you want to learn how to sign? You’re in the right place. Enrolling in sign language classes and meeting people who use American Sign Language is a good way to learn and practice.
This page lists ASL classes and events statewide, online courses, sign language organizations, and additional resources. On this website, we also feature Silent Suppers and Deaf Community Events as other opportunities for you to help you develop ASL fluency.
Check your local library for books and DVDs to supplement your language learning opportunities.
Local Sign Classes
McDaniel College offers a major and a minor in American Sign Language Studies. To learn more, visit their webpage
Students taking ASL courses at Anne Arundel Community College will gain expressive and receptive forms of communication, and conversational skills.
ASL classes at Howard Community College
Local Sign Language Events
Online Sign Classes
Lifeprint presents an introduction to fingerspelling and numbers. Resource includes practice sheets and activities.
Sign Language Around the World
"The Star-Spangled Banner in ASL: Happy Fourth of July!" by Janelle (Purple Communications)
"HAPPY JULY 4TH from ASL THAT! | ASL - American Sign Language" by Joseph Wheeler (ASL THAT!)
"Learn ASL: Independence Day Signs for the 4th of July" by ASLMeredith