American Sign Language: A Look At Its History, Structure and Community


Answers basic questions about American Sign Language. What is it? What is its history? Who uses it? What is the Deaf community? Why is ASL important? What are the building blocks of ASL? What is the relationship between ASL and body language? What are examples of ASL ­grammar?

002P Pamphlet, 22 pages.

ISBN (10) 0-932666-01-9
ISBN (13) 978-0-932666-01-7

Charlotte Baker-Shenk and Carol Padden
1978, T.J. Publishers, Inc.