To start the sign “Deaf” in American Sign Language (ASL) raise your index finger and move it to your cheek near the ear. From there, make a movement to a spot on your cheek near your mouth and chin.
Do I use my right or my left hand for signing “Deaf”?
For signs like “Deaf” 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 “Deaf”.
Do you know what the inner monologue of Deaf people looks like?
In case you want to learn how deaf people think, check out our blog post here. In another blog post, we wrote about how deaf people dream.
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