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ASL Training Resources for Parents and Educators

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The DCMP has a huge collection of ASL training materials for qualifying parents, teachers, and educational interpreters. Interpreters can earn CEUs through the use of DCMP's Online Workshops.

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ASL Lessons

Beginning ASL Videocourse

Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #1: Meet the Bravo Family
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 1
39 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #2: Breakfast With the Bravo Family
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 2
36 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #3: Where's the TV Remote?
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 3
30 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #4: Let's Go Food Shopping!
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 4
37 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #5: Review and Practice (Lessons 1-4)
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 5
56 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #6: Read Any Good Fingers Lately?
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 6
32 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #7: A School Daze
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 7
38 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #8: School Daze: The Sequel
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 8
43 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #9: Dollar Signs
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 9
48 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Beginning ASL Videocourse #10: Review and Practice Session (Lessons 6-9)
Bravo: Beginning ASL Videocourse
Episode 10
56 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12

ASL Video Lessons

Still image from: ASL Video Lesson 1
ASL Video Lessons
Episode 1
1 hours 4 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: ASL Video Lesson 2
ASL Video Lessons
Episode 2
1 hours 31 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: ASL Video Lesson 3
ASL Video Lessons
Episode 3
1 hours 4 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: ASL Video Lesson 4
ASL Video Lessons
Episode 4
1 hours 15 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: ASL Video Lesson 5
ASL Video Lessons
Episode 5
1 hours 6 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: All -

ASL Storytelling

ASL Storytelling

Still image from: Beauty and the Beast
57 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: Buffo: The World's Strongest Clown
49 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: Compensation
1 hours 31 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Fingers That Tickle And Delight
31 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Flying Words Project: The Can't Touch Tours 1990-2002
1 hours 10 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: From a Gator Ride to the Dentist Office
44 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: K - 12
Still image from: Handrew's Library
59 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Still image from: Sign and ABCs
50 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: The Treasure: Poems by Ella Mae Lentz
49 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: The Ugly Duckling
41 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Still image from: United States of ASL Poetry...And Other Tales
53 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 12
Still image from: What Are You . . . Deaf?
1 hours 19 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

ASL Storytime Videos

Still image from: A Color of His Own
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Baby's Very First Black and White Book: Babies
Baby's Very First Black and White Book
Episode 1
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Duck, Duck, Dinosaur Snowy Surprise
5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Farm Animals
1 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Fire Fighter PiggyWiggy
2 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Halloween ASL Vocabulary
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: I Stink!
6 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Peekaboo! In the Snow
Peekaboo!
Episode 1
1 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: The Apple Bird
1 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: The Very Busy Spider
4 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: There's an Alligator Under My Bed
4 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Still image from: Who Will Play With Little Dinosaur?
3 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

ASL for Kids

Signing Time

Still image from: Signing Time! My First Signs, Volume 1
Signing Time!
Episode 1
29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: Signing Time! Playtime Signs, Volume 2
Signing Time!
Episode 2
30 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: Signing Time! Everyday Signs, Volume 3
Signing Time!
Episode 3
33 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: All -

Say, Sing and Sign

Still image from: Say, Sing and Sign: ABC
Say, Sing And Sign
Episode 1
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Person pointing at cartoon animals. Caption: (music) G, giraffe,
Say, Sing And Sign
Episode 2
28 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: Say, Sing and Sign: Songs Volume 1
Say, Sing And Sign
Episode 3
17 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: All -

I Want to Learn Sign Language

Still image from: I Want to Learn Sign Language! Volume One
I Want To Learn Sign Language: Everyday Sign Language Lessons For Children
Episode 1
1 hours 2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: I Want to Learn Sign Language! Volume Two
I Want To Learn Sign Language: Everyday Sign Language Lessons For Children
Episode 2
1 hours 4 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: All -

For Interpreters

Video Sign Language Course

Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 1
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 1
1 hours 25 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 2
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 2
1 hours 34 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 3
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 3
56 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 4
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 4
1 hours 3 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 5
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 5
1 hours 3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Video Sign Language Course, Volume 6
Video Sign Language Course
Episode 6
1 hours 3 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

Vocabulary Builders

Still image from: Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: American History/Government
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 1
35 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: Math
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 3
23 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: English
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 4
31 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person doing sign language. Hands are closed with thumbs out. Thumbs are pointing downwards, one arm at about chest height and the other about shoulder height. Caption: science
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 5
24 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: Psychology
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 6
35 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Educational Interpreting Series

Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1A: Bold as Brianna
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 1
32 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1B: Delightful as Derek
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 2
40 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1C: Lydia's Lessons
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 3
39 minutes
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1D: Kudos to Kuualoha
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 4
30 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1E: Honors Report on Ancient Greece
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 5
28 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1F: A Lesson With Heart
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 6
54 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1G: A Mother's Perspective on the IEP Process
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 7
1 hour 1 minute
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1H: Why Can't We All Be Purple?
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 8
42 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1I: Introduction to Videography
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 9
42 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Still image from: Educational Interpreting Series, Program #1J: History of Fashion Design
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 10
37 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

Do I Qualify for a DCMP Account?

The answer is YES if you are a family member, teacher, or other professional working to educate early learners through grade 12 students who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deafblind. Interpreters (including those in training programs, as well as their instructors) who work with qualifying students also qualify. Register now!

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