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Sign languages

General information about sign languages
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sign_language
http://www.shoretelsky.com/resources/american-sign-language-deaf-communication-systems/

Handspeak: American Sign Language, Bady Sign, International Sign, etc.
http://www.handspeak.com

Sign Language information and resources
http://www.sign-language.biz

International Sign / Gestuno
http://www.deaflinx.com/ASL/gestuno.html

Sign Languages in Asia
http://www.newsigns.jp/fsle

Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Hong Kong Sign Languages
http://www.youtube.com/user/kisuketimu

Sign language and hearing loss-related links
http://onlinespeechpathologyprograms.net/hearing-loss-resources/

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American Sign Language (ASL)

Information about American Sign Language (ASL)
http://www.aslinfo.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sign_Language
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/pages/asl.aspx
http://www.letutor.com/sign-language-resources/

ASL lessons and courses
http://www.lessontutor.com/ASLgenhome.html
http://www.aslaccess.org
http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/
http://www.start-american-sign-language.com
http://www.lifeprint.com
http://asl.ms
http://www.signingonline.com/
http://www.rocketlanguages.com/sign-language/premium/

American Sign Language Alphabet with videos
http://www.signgenius.com/sign-language-alphabet/american/alphabet-videos.shtml

ASLdeafined - learn American Sign Language
http://www.asldeafined.com

ASL Dictionaries
http://www.verdammi.org/dico_d.html
http://www.freelang.net/online/alsatian.php

ASL games
http://www.aslgames.net

ASLwrite - a way of writing ASL
http://www.aslwrite.com

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Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

Sign Swap - online dictionary of Australian Sign Language
http://www.signswap.com.au/SignSwap/SwapSearch.asp

Auslan Signbank - an interactive dictionary of Auslan (Australian Sign Language)
http://www.auslan.org.au

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British Sign Language (BSL)

Online BSL lessons
http://www.british-sign.co.uk
http://www.learntosign.org.uk
http://www.britishsignlanguage.com
http://www.british-sign-online.co.uk
http://www.british-sign.co.uk/british-sign-language-bsl/
http://www.bslcourses.co.uk

BSL dictionaries
http://www.signstation.org/index.php/bsl-dictionary
http://www.actualsigns.com/BSL_Dictionary-i-123.html
http://www.spreadthesign.com

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Other sign languages

Arabic Sign language
http://d2000.4mg.com

Argentinan Sign Language / Lengua de Señas Argentina (LSA)
http://www.aprender.entrerios.edu.ar/recursos/curso-interactivo-de-lengua-de-senas-argentinas-i-y-ii.htm

Austrian Sign Language / Österreichische Gebärdensprache (ÖGS)
http://gebaerden.warum.net

Baby Sign Language
http://www.babysignlanguage.com
http://www.babysign.co.uk
http://www.itvbabysign.com
http://www.babies-and-sign-language.com
http://www.handyexpressions.co.uk

Belgian Sign Language / Langue des Signes de Belgique Francophone (LSFB) / Vlaamse Gebarentaal (VGT)
http://gebaren.ugent.be
http://www.sourdlang.be

Catalan Sign Language / Llengua de Signes Catalana (LSC)
http://aprenentlsc.blogspot.co.uk/

Chinese Sign Language / 中国手语 (ZGS)
http://www.52shouyu.com
http://www.2000888.com/www/shangcanjy/shouyu/index1.htm

Croatian Sign Language / Hrvatski znakovni jezik (HZJ)
http://www.crodeafweb.net/rjecnik/
http://www.dodir.hr/hzj.php#.UMN_0eTZbnQ

Czech Sign Language / Český Znakový Jazyk
http://www.kurzznakovereci.cz/us/
http://lexikon.wz.cz/znakovka

Danish Sign Language / Dansk Tegnsprog
http://www.tegnsprog.dk/

Dutch Sign Language / Nederlandse Gebarentaal (NGT)
http://www.effathaguyot.nl

Estonian Sign Language / Eesti viipekeel
http://www.einst.ee/publications/language/sign.html

Finnish Sign Language / Suomalainen viittomakieli (SVK)
http://suvi.viittomat.net

French Sign Language / la Langue des Signes Française (LSF)
http://www.languedessignes.fr
http://www.sematos.eu/lsf.html
http://www.visuel-lsf.org

German Sign Language / Deutsche Gebärdensprache (DGS)
http://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/ALex/Start.htm
http://www.gebaerdensprache-lernen.de
http://www.sprachkurse-direkt.de/gebaerdensprache.htm

Hungarian Sign Language / Magyar jelnyelv
http://www.hallatlan.hu

Irish Sign Language
http://www.signature.org.uk/page.php?content=49

Italian Sign Language / Lingua dei Segni Italiana (LIS)
http://elis.eurac.edu/index_it

Japanese Sign Language / 日本手話
http://jasl.jp

Latvian Sign Language
http://www.liis.lv/latval/zimval/

Native American "Indian" Sign Language
http://www.angelfire.com/tx2/ecc/signs.html
http://www.inquiry.net/outdoor/native/sign/

Norwegian Sign Language / norsk tegnsprå (NTS)
http://www.deafnet.no/index.jsp?fid=10041&pid=1801&lan=1

Polish Sign Language / Polski Język Migowy (PJM)
http://slownikpjm.webpark.pl

Russian Sign Language / Русский Язык Жестов
http://uho.com.ua/ru/yazyk_zhestov/lists/98
http://radulova.livejournal.com/2457162.html

Thai Sign Language
http://www.thailanguage.org/thai/signlanguage.asp

Turkish Sign Language / Türk İşaret Dili (TİD)
http://turkisaretdili.ku.edu.tr/
http://www.tdk.gov.tr/

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Manual alphabets

Manual alphabets around the world
http://www.deafblind.com/worldsig.html

Manual alphabets around the world (in Dutch)
http://www.vitaaldenhaag.org

Manual alphabets around the world (in Russian)
http://www.deafnet.ru/dn/abc.phtml

Czech Manual Alphabet
http://ruce.cz/articles.php?id=3

German Manual Alphabet
http://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/fa/

Irish Manual Alphabet
http://homepages.iol.ie/~johnpmon/signs.html (Letters)
http://www.iol.ie/~johnpmon/numbers.html (Numbers)

Icelandic Manual Alphabet
http://www.deaf.is/about/fingrastafrof.html

Mexican Manual Alphabet
http://www.elosiodelosantos.com/alfabetomanualmexicano28.html

New Zealand Manual Alphabet
http://www.deaf.co.nz/fingerspelling.html

Norwegian and Sami Manual Alphabets
http://www.deafnet.no/index.jsp?fid=10041&pid=1801&lan=1
http://library.thinkquest.org/11942/nsl_abc.htm

Portuguese Manual Alphabet
http://abcgestual.no.sapo.pt/home.htm

Quebec Manual Alphabet
http://www.surdite.org/carriere/alphabet.php

Russian Manual Alphabet
http://www.kenguru.boom.ru/daktilos.html

Swedish Manual Alphabet
http://hem.passagen.se/secrets13/tsp_hand.htm

Most of these links were suggested by Sam Giloi

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Sign languages in writing

Sutton SignWriting - tutorials, dictionaries, fonts and other resources
http://www.signwriting.com/

Hamburg Sign Language Notation System (HamNoSys)
http://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/projects/HamNoSys.html
http://www.signwriting.org/forums/linguistics/ling007.html

Stokoe Notation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stokoe_notation

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