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  • ASL Fingerspelling Alphabet

    Fingerspelling is a way of spelling words using hand movements. The fingerspelling manual alphabet is used in sign language to spell out names of people and places for which there is not a sign. Fingerspelling can also be used to spell words for signs that the signer does not know the sign for, or to clarify a sign that is not known by the person reading the signer. Fingerspelling signs are often also incorporated into other ASL signs.

    American Sign Language (ASL) uses the one-handed alphabet however some other sign languages use the two-handed alphabet.


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    ASL 1 Handed Fingerspelling Alphabet


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    • Hi Gina, First, congratulations on your new baby!   It sounds like you are on your way to being well prepared!   I am a retired Braille teacher and have been taking an ASL class for a few weeks.  I would be happy to practice with you sometime.  I will send you a video after I figure out how to use this system.  It may take me a few days. Post a list of the baby vocabulary/signs you have learned so that those of us who wish to contact you will have something to get us started.
    • hi there my name is gina. i found out that my 4 month old baby is deaf and i want to learn sign language. i know the alphabet numbers 1 to 10 about 30 baby signs ad i know how to say nice to meet you. looking for someone to learn with me
    • hi there my name is gina. i just found out that my 4 month old baby is deaf and want to learn sign language. so far i know about 20 baby signs the alphabet an numbers 1 to 10 i also learned how to say i love you and nice to meet you but am looking for someone to learn with me!
    • I too am just learning and trying to find reference material at the Library and on-line. A lot out there but very confusing. I need an asl description for echo. If anyone can help, it would be greatly appreciated. Do not agree with the only one I can find on google. Thank you.
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