FINGER SPELLING By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Using the fingers to spell out words by using the fingers themselves to make shapes of the letters being used. It is used with sign language when no sign exists for a word. FINGER SPELLING: "Deaf people use finger spelling." Related Psychology Terms ATTENTIONAL DYSLEXIA LEXICAL AGRAPHIA MIRROR WRITING AMERICAN MANUAL ALPHABET FINGER AGNOSIA WHOLE-WORD METHOD KEY-WORD METHOD ARP TESTS ZIPF'S LAW VISUAL DYSLEXIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FINGER SPELLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/finger-spelling/ (accessed April 16, 2021).