finger spelling

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Noun1.finger spelling - an alphabet of manual signs
sign language, signing - language expressed by visible hand gestures
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Margo outlined some of the ways of communicating with the deaf including lip syncing and spelling out words using finger spelling and the use of British sign Language brought to the UK by Dr Mary Brennan, one of Margo's giants who had influenced her life.
"The smart glove is [normally] made in such a way that it works only in limited places, they are preprogrammed and widely being used with finger spelling," he told The Daily Star, spelling out his name with his hand.
Kuroda, "Finger spelling recognition using distinctive features of hand shape in," 7th ICDVRAT with Art Abilitation, pp.
Part 4 reviews treatments for impaired communication, such as sign language, finger spelling, hearing aids, and Cochlear implants.
Everywhere the deaf and dumb people communicate with others through gestures or finger spelling (Arulselvi and Thamarai, 2014).
I loved the way the author covers the background history as well as ALS and finger spelling in such a clear way giving me a greater understanding.
Classes will include an overview of the deaf perspective, finger spelling, numbers, meet-and-greet signs and other signs you indicate you wish to know.
Finger spelling is the manual reproduction of English using the hands and fingers and is often combined with sign language.
Staff and volunteers from Women Connect First in Neville Street, Riverside, received deaf awareness training from RNID Cymru, learning about the causes of hearing loss and its impact on everyday lives, plus finger spelling and British Sign Language.
He likes it in any form--gestures, finger spelling, dialogue on television shows, the logo for his favorite restaurant and talks about vehicles with his father, Mark, a fireman.