AMERICAN MANUAL ALPHABET

a way of corresponding for people with deafness in such a way that the lecturer uses certain hand and finger poses to symbolize the exclusive letters of the alphabet. It usually takes the place of sign language.

AMERICAN MANUAL ALPHABET: "The American manual alphabet is more commonly known as sign language."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMERICAN MANUAL ALPHABET," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/american-manual-alphabet/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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