Anderson Pleasants

Anderson Pleasants, known on YouTube as ͞”Andy Signs͟”, was born with a rare syndrome called Goldenhar. He is deaf/hard-of-hearing, and nonverbal, communicating largely through ASL.

With YouTube followers around the globe, Anderson has cultivated an identity, Andy Signs, that furthers his sense of purpose and self-worth. Throughout his struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts, his work to share his own experiences and perspective has helped others even as it has helped him.