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Sign Language

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Megan Woltkamp

on 8 May 2014

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Transcript of Sign Language

American Sign Language
Numbers
History of ASL
Alphabet
Family
Foods
Signs
American Sign Language, or ASL was started in the 1800's by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet.
There is now a university called
Gallaudet, in Washington DC for
deaf and hard of hearing students.
Cheese
Water
Chocolate
Any other words you want to see?!
Anyone want to try and sign their name??
Anyone want to try and sign their age??
Pizza
Fruit
&
Vegetable
Bacon
http://www.lifeprint.com/
Megan Woltkamp
Hot Dog
There are many forms of sign language but ASL is commonly used in North America and parts of Africa.
More Facts
British Sign Language
Some Examples of Other Types
Sign Supported English (used for hearing to communicate with deaf)
Most countries have their own type of sign language, with different origins
Origin Examples:French, Chinese, Japanese,
Manners and Greetings
You're Welcome
Hello
Goodbye
I hope you enjoyed learning just a small amount of ASL!
Deaf

Any questions?
Sources
http://www.lifeprint.com/
http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/pages-layout/history1.htm
http://www.start-american-sign-language.com/history-of-american-sign-language.html
http://dssofgcsc.wordpress.com/for-professors/types-of-sign-language/
http://www.alsintl.com/blog/types-of-sign-language/
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