If you have hearing problems then you can get people to help you learn the alphabet on your hands and show you how to speak from using signs from your hands. People that have this disorder may find it difficult to sign the alphabet and find it hard so they might just write it down or have a pad with the letters on and they will touch it and the technology will say what they typed.

Portrait of african american man smiling and looking at camera in living room talking sign language

It is not really possible to teach yourself ASL. If you want to start holding meaningful conversations in ASL, you will need formal instruction and practice. However, it is possible to learn basics like the ASL alphabet to get a head start.

Overall, it can take several years of regular study and practice to become fluent in sign language. It may take from three months to three years to learn sign language. They teach sign language to deaf students or hard of hearing students, and educate those who are studying sign language as part of a program.

abc alphabet with paper note book

Sign language was bought to people in the 16th century by a Spanish person called Pedro he invented this for people with hearing loss and started to use hand movements so people under stood him as it helped. There are 26 signs to the alphabet to sign which is used to spell out words from the English language and 19 hand shapes of ASL.