American Sign Language National Standards
Instruction of American Sign Langauge in schools follows the goals and standards outlined in the document below. This is the standard and expectation for teaching both deaf and hearing learners. The main content areas are: Communicating in ASL, Knowledge of American Deaf Culture, Using ASL to Connect with Other Disciplines, Developing Insight into the Nature of Language, and Using ASL to PArticipate in Communication Outside of School.
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