Sign Language Fonts for Writing the Alphabet

Try Writing in Sign

Sign language fonts can be downloaded from the web and installed on your computer. What can you do with the sign language fonts? Some ideas:

  • "Write" on the computer.
  • Use for creative art projects.

The presently available sign language fonts can be downloaded from multiple websites. Fonts are available for both Windows-based PCs and the Macintosh.

  • American
    • Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    • Lapiak ASL - Lapiak ASL is a free downloadable multi-colored sign language font suitable for either print or screen.

If you are not in the United States, Britain, or France, you can make your own sign language font using the font-making software. About's guide to Desktop Publishing has a list of font creation software. Tutorials for creating your own fonts are also available online. One such tutorial is available at Chank.com.

What are some of the creative things you have done with sign language fonts? 

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