ASL Lessons: Learn How to Sign with Kerry Thompson
Although September is coming to an end, there are still a few days left in National Deaf Awareness Month. That means we’re still celebrating the diversity of Deaf culture and the richness of American Sign Language (ASL).
In our last ASL Lessons blog post, Aarron Loggins, a former Faces Behind The Screen participant, gave us some inspiration and taught us how to sign “believe in yourself” in ASL. I highly recommend checking that out if you haven’t already!
Like any spoken language, ASL is rich and complex. Did you know these interesting facts about ASL?
Learn The Phrase
In this post, Kerry Thompson teaches a phrase that will make you want to move your feet. Kerry is the Founder and Executive Director of Silent Rhythms, an organization adapting dance for people of all abilities. They strive to make dance inclusive to the needs of all individuals.
In addition, Kerry is an activist. She uses her personal experience as a person with Deafblindness to spread awareness on people living with disabilities.
Image Courtesy of Silent Rhythms
In the video below, Kerry will teach a phrase for all the dancers out there. Give it a try and feel free to play the video again if you need to!
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