American Sign Language Increases Deaf Awareness and Touches Hearts

More and more people are learning American Sign Language in order to communicate with loved ones or strangers. Check out the stories listed below and discover how they have an affect on the Deaf community, and make a difference in people's lives.


1. Meteorologist becomes trending soon after using American Sign Language in a forecast about an Oklahoma winter storm. Mikayla Smith wanted to make forecasting more accessible to the Deaf people and inspire future meteorologists to learn ASL. 

2. Two waitresses learned to sign ‘happy birthday’ in a Youtube video for a 4-yr-old boy at Texas Roadhouse in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 

3. Kid Interprets for Deaf father Zachary by means of sign language in a supermarket. 

4. A little girl learns Sign Language to give a heart-warming message to her Deaf delivery driver.


Check out more of these stories and find out how they impact the Deaf community and how they make a difference in other people's lives.