The alphabet serves as a bridge to literacy in sign language. Just like learning to read and write in spoken languages, learning the sign language alphabet provides the foundation for reading and writing in sign language. The letter “I” is a vowel and used moderately in sign language.
Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing outward, with only your pinky finger standing upright.
International Week of the Deaf: The last full week of September is recognized globally as the International Week of the Deaf. This week-long event aims to raise awareness about Deaf issues, celebrate Deaf culture, and advocate for the rights and inclusion of Deaf individuals worldwide.
If you're looking for a fun and easy way to learn ASL, download ASL Bloom for daily lessons! For live captions, you can download the Ava app.