Australian Sign Language


  • Language: Australian Sign Language
  • Alternate names: Auslan
  • Language code: asf
  • Language family: Deaf sign language (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 6,500
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: HamNoSys Notation.

More information:

    Earliest schools for the deaf established by British deaf immigrants in 1860. Many agencies for the deaf. Sign language instruction for parents of deaf children. Committee on national sign language.

    Australian Sign Language is spoken in Australia, Australia.