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5 Fun Games to Play in ASL

  • August 23, 2017

5 Fun Games to Play in ASL After all your hard work learning for classes and you’ve completed all your SignOn sessions, it’s time for some fun! Image Source: http://www.babysignlanguage.com/dictionary/g/game/ Here are five fun games you can play in ASL: 1. Telephone: We all remember playing the telephone game as kids. This time do it in ASL! This really works your receptive skills. If you’ve never played this, it’s a repetition game where the first person states a long sentence only to the person next to them, that person then repeats it to the third, and so on and on. Usually the first...

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5 Great Tips on Retaining your American Sign Language Skills!

  • August 2, 2017
5 Great Tips on Retaining your American Sign Language Skills!

Now that you’ve started learned American Sign Language (ASL), how do you remember it all? Unless you have an eidetic memory like Sheldon Cooper, you’re bound to forget some signs. Here are 5 great tips on remembering your ASL skills: 1. Use it Everyday and Everywhere: While you’re going about your normal day, try and fingerspell and sign everything you’re doing and looking at. Waiting for your bus? Fingerspell B-U-S and sign WAIT. Sign social media posts to yourself or to your dog. Teach your partner or a friend some sign language and you two can have a conversation in silence. 2....

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SignOn in Detroit News

  • May 25, 2017
SignOn in Detroit News

Detroit News Experiences SignOn Firsthand SignOn Deaf Ambassadors, Geo Roarke and Ben Mielke, joined Ashlee during her interview with Detroit News to demonstrate the powers of SignOn and how the program connects the deaf and hearing communities even if miles apart. The SignOn team was also able to showcase the importance of connecting hearing individuals to different Deaf Ambassadors each time they sign up for a session. Ashlee explains: The reason we do that is every deaf person has their own signing style, just like when you go to the south and people have different accents. We wanted...

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SignOn in Grosse Pointe News

  • May 5, 2017
SignOn in Grosse Pointe News

Grosse Pointe News Features Local Entrepreneur As a Grosse Pointe native, our founder Ashlee was able to spread the word about SignOn in a special feature in the local newspaper. She explains the immersive void she is filling with the SignOn program as it gives ASL learners a way to virtually connect with the Deaf community. Ashlee explains: The deaf community and culture is very unique, very special. The best person to learn sign language from is a deaf person. It's their language. Check out the full article here!

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SignOn in Metromode Detroit

  • May 5, 2017
SignOn in Metromode Detroit

Metromode Immerses in SignOn In this Metromode feature, our founder, Ashlee Trempus, explains the importance of language immersion and how SignOn acts as a virtual learning platform for anyone looking to improve their ASL skills. She also gives insight into her experience of running a business and the story behind the start of SignOn. Trempus didn't grow up wanting to become an entrepreneur, and she has an unusual path to becoming one. Her father's job in the automotive industry had the family moving all over the place, from California to Michigan to Germany and back to Michigan again. As a child...

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