A drawing of hands fingerspelling ASL

Signs by Category

Woman signing 'number' along with the word 'numbers' in English underneath her. Handrawn signs for 'a', 'b', and 'c'. Along with the word 'alphabet' in English underneath them.
Facts About the Deaf Community and ASL
Fact %* # of Americans* Source
Adults who experience trouble hearing** 15% 37.5 million adults NIDCD***
Functionally d/Deaf people over 5** 0.38% 1 million Gallaudet University
Deaf children born to hearing parents** 90% 0.27 million d/Deaf children NIDCD***
Men's likeliness to experience hearing loss when compared to women** 200% 0.66... million men to 0.33... million women NIDCD***
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