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Catalog and Databases
When logging in to the Library's databases or catalog the login information is your PHSC E-mail address and password.
When logging in to My Account in the library catalog Primo VE, choose the SSO - PHSC portal option.
American Sign Language University
A resource site for ASL students and teachers. Here you will find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.
American Sign Language Video Dictionaries and Quizzes
Featuring American Sign Language Video Dictionaries and Quizzes, with FREE TEACHER ACCOUNTS to create customized quizzes for reviewing and teaching your students. Great for student lab practice and homework assignments.
Watch The Bible in ASL, Parables, and The Bible Picture Book on your iPad or iPhone!
A Basic Dictionary of ASL Terms
Here are a few American Sign Language terms to help those of you who are trying to communicate with a person who signs, but does not hear.
Deaf Culture Online
An informative website covering a range of subjects including ASL, parent resources, baby signs, topics relevant to Deaf people, topics relevant to hard of hearing people, current trends, and stress management.
Deaf Linx is your resource for information on deafness, deaf culture, American Sign Langauge (ASL) and all other related topics. Deaf Linx firmly believes that deafness is not a disability, but a condition that produces a sub-culture that should be celebrated.
Deaf Professional Arts Network
D-PAN is a nonprofit fully committed to making a measurable difference in the lives of our constituents. We are creating vital new educational programs, developing employment opportunities, creating distribution channels for artistic works by deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Deaf Resource Library
A vast online collection of reference material and links related to worldwide resources and organizations of/for Deaf people.
Explore – American Sign Language (ASL)
Sign languages are rich, complex languages capable of expressing the same scope of thoughts, feelings, intentions and complexities as spoken languages.
Encourage sign language students to find a qualified local Deaf tutor or American Sign Language (ASL) instructor to help you learn ASL or fingerspelling. This ASL fingerspelling site is a tool put together to help college ASL students get some receptive fingerspelling practice.
These software products have received several outstanding internationally ratings. The SignGenius brand has been accepted all over the world. SignGenius ASL Pro has become the first choice for American Sign Language users.
Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.
Sign Media, Inc. is the publisher of Master ASL!, the only American Sign Language curriculum designed to meet national and state standards for foreign language learning.
Start American Sign Language
Offers everything you need for your ASL journey in a fun and easy-to-follow format.
Understanding Deaf Culture
There are two views on deafness and Deaf individuals. The first of these is often referred to as the "medical/pathological " model. Those who support this viewpoint will regard a deaf individual as someone who cannot hear, who is lacking auditory capability, who is deficient in some way because he or she may not be able to communicate by "speaking" and "hearing." The opposing viewpoint - often referred to as the "cultural model" - is promoted by Deaf persons themselves, and by advocates and professionals working within the Deaf community.
World Wide News for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
i DEAF NEWS provides live- and pre-recorded video news via the Internet specifically oriented to the interests and education of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) people. We believe in the universal value of education and will provide relevant news to our viewers.