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 “O” is a vowel and one of the most commonly signed letters.
Curve your dominant hand, palm facing sideways, curving all fingers and touching them to the thumb, making the shape of the letter “O”.
Deaf Olympics and sports: The Deaflympics, also known as the World Games for the Deaf, is an international multi-sport event specifically for Deaf athletes. First held in 1924, the Deaflympics showcase the athletic talents and achievements of Deaf individuals, promoting inclusivity and breaking down barriers in the world of sports.
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