To perform the sign “dad” in American Sign Language (ASL) use your dominant hand. While keeping your fingers extended and spread out, simply tap on your forehead with the thumb twice.
Tips & Tricks
Do I use my right or my left hand for signing “dad”?
For signs like “dad” that use only one hand, you typically use the hand you also write with. So in case you are left-handed, you would normally use your left hand for signing “dad”.
Learn how to say mom and thank you
In case you also want to learn how to sign “mom”, check out our blog post here. If you want to learn how to sign “thank you”, click here.
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