A Few Things to Know About American Sign Language | NPR

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Here are a few things to know about American Sign Language from five people who use it every day.

“One thing is, daily, we see that hearing people think that ASL isn’t a language,” D.T. Bruno said in an interview for this video,” but the brain doesn’t discriminate against ASL as a language. ASL has all of the features of any other language in the world.”

This video was filmed at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Read more about Gallaudet's first Deaf woman president, Roberta Cordano, here http://n.pr/2jK4i08
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