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Sign language interpreters 'shake it' during the Country Stampede

Article from the Topeka Capital-Journal


By Ellen Fike


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ASL American Sign Language

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Interpreters, ITP Students, Parents, Family, Friends……….

Are you aware of what’s out there online you can use from the comfort of your own home or sitting at Starbucks for CEUs or Professional Development? 219 more words

ASL American Sign Language

What is ASL?

American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual language. With signing, the brain processes linguistic information through the eyes. The shape, placement, and movement of the hands, as well as facial expressions and body movements, all play important parts in conveying information. 173 more words

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Language Lesson: Fingerspelling

Deaf teachers use visual strategies for incorporating fingerspelling into classroom instruction. Studies on these visual strategies show that they are a natural part of classroom interaction and are used to promote greater understanding and retention of academic material. 336 more words

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Research: "The Importance of Fingerspelling for Reading"

“The Importance of Fingerspelling for Reading”

Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)

What is fingerspelling?

On the most simplistic level, fingerspelling can be defined as the use of handshapes to represent letters of the alphabet. 111 more words

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A Day in the Life: Meet Franklin

Meet Franklin who is 5 years old. He is profoundly deaf and was identified at 1 year old. His parents, who are hearing, have chosen ASL as his modality. 152 more words

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