GIPHY — a website with over 1 billion GIFS — has teamed up with “Sign with Robert,” an educational ASL series/media company to provide a free library of over 2,000 sign language GIFs. You can check it out by going to GIPHY.com and searching “Sign With Robert” and you’ll see all kinds of GIFs. Nice and you could use it to either learn some words or share with others who want to learn ASL.
The actor in the GIFs is a Deaf actor/educator named Robert DeMayo. The founder of “Sign With Robert” is Hilari Scarl — who calls herself a “NERDA” — Not Even Related to a Deaf Adult.” She became fascinated with the Deaf community in 1992 when she was a voice actor for the National Theatre of the Deaf during a tour. She/her company also directed/produced the “See What I’m Saying” documentary and co-produced “No Ordinary Hero.”
Nice, check out the GIFS at the links below.