National ASL Day

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National ASL Day in USA in 2025
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Dates of National ASL Day
2025 USA Tuesday, April 15thNational ASL Day
2024 USA Monday, April 15thNational ASL Day
2023 USA Saturday, April 15thNational ASL Day
2022 USA Friday, April 15thNational ASL Day
2021 USA Thursday, April 15thNational ASL Day
National ASL Day is a day of observance celebrating American Sign Language.

On April 15th 1817, the first lasting school for the deaf in the United States opened. Students gathered there over the years and at subsequent deaf schools across America.

The children intermingled Native American Signs, French Sign Language, and Martha’s Vineyard Sign Language. This process brought forth modern American Sign Language.

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