Alexander G. Bell and Edward M. Gallaudet

TWO EDUCATORS OF THE DEAF: WERE THEY FRIENDS OR FOES? Did you know that Alexander Graham Bell was a teacher of the deaf school in Boston? He was fluent in American Sign Language. His philosophy for the Deaf was advocating oralism. Did you know that American Sign Language (ASL) almost. . . + Read More

ASL Handshapes Produce Mental Movies

Mental movie? What’s that and how do we produce mental movies? When we visualize something in our minds, it’s a scene running of what we recalled or imagine what it would be like. It can be a memory or possible situational scenario. For the Deaf people, while thinking in English,. . . + Read More

Crazy & Dumb FAQs for Deaf People

April is the month to celebrate National Deaf History every year (anything that’s related to Deafness, including American Sign Language, history, culture and so on). I thought it would be a good time to raise awareness about the Deaf community and their struggles. Let’s start with this amusing topic: crazy. . . + Read More

Three Ways to Get Back to Learning ASL Post-COVID

The last year has been challenging. The COVID pandemic uprooted daily routines and impacted us all in ways we never thought imaginable. Now things are beginning to open up, and life is slowly returning to more normal. For anyone learning ASL, that is excellent news. Zoom, Skype, Teams, and other. . . + Read More

Beta Sign Up Closes March 18th

We will be closing the beta sign up on Wednesday March 18th. If you are interested in signing up for the beta before it closes, use the following links to try the demo and sign up for the beta: Try the Demo ( Sign Up ( The demo will continue. . . + Read More

Moved into the Cloud

Sign Language Blitz for the last few years has lived on a server in Chicago. But in preparation for launch, it has now moved into a new bigger faster location right in the heart of the internet known as “the Cloud.” What does this mean for you? Fast: All of. . . + Read More

Why Do You Want to Learn ASL?

Why do you want to learn ASL? We posed this question to our Sign Language Blitz users. In turn this question has evoked a wide range of profound answers. We have gone through nearly 500 responses and summarized them here. Creating stronger connections is the most common reason given for. . . + Read More

Sign Language Blitz Turns 2 Years Old

April 19th 2017 was the date that the Sign Language Blitz was first stated as a company. Today we are happy to say that we have come a long way from an idea into a real platform. Back in August we released our demo, in December our first beta experience.. . . + Read More