finger spelling

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Synonyms for finger spelling

an alphabet of manual signs

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When he is ready to share his birthday wish list, whether by finger spelling or using his device, they listen.
Netherton Nursery manager Louise McLean is so pleased with the results of baby signing that she's planning a series of workshops to allow her nursery staff to develop their signing skills and move on to finger spelling.
The collaborative work of Carole Lazorisak (Deaf Certified Interpreter and Professional American Sign Language Teacher) and freelance sign language interpreter Dawn Donohue, The Complete Idiot's Guide To Conversational Sign Language Illustrated is the most "user friendly" instructional reference for learning American Sign Language and Signed English, as well as the basics of finger spelling and common signs used in a variety of situations ranging from simple greetings, to asking for directions, to dire emergencies.
I tried blinking, nodding, hand signs, finger spelling, facial expressions, and pointing to symbols, letters.
In addition to learning basic signs, finger spelling and counting, students learn important ASL grammatical rules and techniques.
The finger spelling "g-a-y" in place of the sign "gay" is a politically correct invention commonly used by the straight deaf.
It was a great way to reinforce our sign language skills-especially the finger spelling we had learned.
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At the moment, visitors to the RNID site can study an animated finger spelling section where you can teach yourself the basics of sign-spelling.
Language includes signs, face and body movement, finger spelling, and gestures.
Hearing aids, teletypewriters, tele-communication devices, communication boards and interpreter services, in the case of auditory impairments (teaching sign language, lip reading, or finger spelling fall more appropriately within the realm of person-focused interventions), are among the devices used to compensate for sensory (i.
Deaf children were found to acquire early prereading concepts by using finger spelling and manual signs in a systematic fashion (Andrews, 1983; Andrews & Mason, 1986a, 1986b).
Through methods such as sign language and finger spelling, they participate in schools, the workplace, and society generally.
The first series, offered in Boise, Idaho, which began in June 2007, provided workshops on topics ranging from cognitive process to ethics and finger spelling for working interpreters.