How to Sign the Letter U in Sign Language

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 “U” is one of the vowels used infrequently but it is still important to know how to sign.

Directions for Signing the Letter U in Sign Language

Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing outward, with index and middle fingers standing upright and held together.

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Universal design principles aim to create environments, products, and services that are accessible to people of all abilities, including Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. By incorporating features such as visual alerts, clear signage, and inclusive communication options, universal design promotes accessibility and inclusivity for everyone.

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