American Sign Language

How Can Sign Language Improve Communication & Access for Autistic Learners?

When individuals who are non-verbal or Autistic have difficulty with communicating, learning Sign Language can be beneficial. Sign Language communication is an opportunity to help improve an autistic learner’s communication skills that will have a positive, life-long effect. Learning Sign Language for communication can help an autistic learner to feel understood, more independent, and less …

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Dyslexia Spelling Skills Practice

Over the last 15 years I have worked with many students with dyslexia, disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. I have found is that Sign Language can help students in many different ways. Sign Language is one of the multi-sensory strategies that we can incorporate into learning for students who are dyslexic. Many dyslexic students prefer …

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3 Reasons Why Sign Language is Beneficial for Individuals With Special Needs

Through my experiences with American Sign Language (ASL) and special needs, I have come to the conclusion that there are three main benefits for individuals with special needs to learn Sign Language.     One benefit to learning Sign Language is to help bridge the communication gap. Often times individuals with special needs who are …

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