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HandSpeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online

HandSpeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online

This fun and engaging site allows the novice, as well as more advanced signer access to new American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary! Basics such as the alphabet, numbers, and words are displayed by request in an easy to follow video display. For those more experienced with ASL, stories, poems and cultural information is also available. The site offers a new vocabulary word each day, as well as a section entitled "baby sign", which focuses on signs associated with parenthood and babies. This site is well organized, easy and exciting to use. Although a high-speed connection works best with the stories, the basic vocabulary words are accessible with a slower connection. This site would appeal to upper level students, high school and above, professionals, and family members of children using sign language.


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