The sign language alphabet forms the basis of communication in sign language. By understanding and using the alphabet signs, you can spell out words, names, and specific terms that may not have their own unique sign. The letter “G” is one of the most popular letters and seen frequently in acronyms and gerunds in sign language.
Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing sideways with knuckles lined up vertically. Curl in your middle, ring and pinky fingers while your index finger and thumb should stick straight out parallel to each other.
Gallaudet University protests in 1988: The Deaf President Now (DPN) movement at Gallaudet University in the United States marked a turning point in the recognition and empowerment of Deaf individuals. The protests, led by students, faculty, staff, and alumni, demanded equal representation, access, and opportunities for Deaf individuals in higher education.
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