Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness

Sign Language

POPDB often gets requests for Sign Language resources that may be useful for our students. The following websites are particular favourites of POPDB Teacher-Consultants. If you have a resource to share, please email us at deafblind@sd38.bc.ca


Signing Savvy

With this Sign Language resource, you can search the Sign Language Dictionary, using many categories such as letter, family, animals, numbers, colours, and more!


Patty Shukla

On her YouTube channel, Patty Shukla provides educational-interactive music for children and teaches signs through music. 


Gallaudet Univeristy

You can learn basic vocabulary and enjoy free online American Sign Language (ASL) lessons from Gallaudet Univeristy


ITV Signed Stories

At this website, children's stories are performed in American Sign Language. Note: There is a cost to access this website.


Bill Vicars

Bill Vicars, ASL university: his website www.lifeprint.com and he has a Youtube Video channel with a series of videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvd8SHzSp07_U55qFI0-dDA including 100 Basic signs




POPDB has some favourite Sign Language apps for the iPad. You might find the following apps helpful. Please feel free to share your favourite Sign Language apps with us at deafblind@sd38.bc.ca


Adapting Signs (free) from the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC). This app provides an adaptive approach to signing for those who have visual impairments and additional needs. 


Marlee Signs with Marlee Matlin (free, with in-app purchases). With Marlee's app, you can learn signs and more about sign language.