Makaton is a great special education tool for teaching life skills. It aids communication and provides a visual prompt for a verbal / auditory signal. Non-hearing impaired students can also benefit from Makaton, and this fun weather signs activity shows you how.
This is a fun game for teaching skills related to getting dressed. Makaton signs are used to support the dressing game, as children learn the Makaton vocabulary for various clothing and dressing words. All you need is a big bag of funny clothes!
There are lots of fun ways of teaching numbers and counting with Makaton. This article shows you some fun numbers games to use in special education teaching to build Makaton vocabulary skills.
The following article describes some helpful ASL vocabulary for use by signers while discussing illness and injuries in a medical setting and includes a link to an accompanying downloadable vocabulary study sheet. The descriptions are also helpful for medical personnel who need to understand ASL.
Provide assistive accommodations to address the hearing impairment issue, teachers can minimize student distractions and off-task behavior in the classroom.
Do you want to stark speaking with someone, casually? A look at some ASL terms that can be used for signing about the weather. Do you think it will get warmer? Is it going to rain?
Explore this list of American sign language (ASL) gestures for Mother’s Day. Remember you don’t have to sign entire sentences to make yourself understood, just the relevant phrases. Tell your mom to have a Happy’s Mother’s Day!
Fingerspelling is a communication method used by deaf communities along with American sign language (ASL). It involves forming words with manual alphabets. This article contains a link to an American Sign Language desktop wallpaper image.
Learn some of the American sign language (ASL) phrases or words that might be signed in a restaurant. We explain the signs and motions needed for vocabulary related to ordering and eating in a restaurant.
Watch a video, see how ‘shopping’ is expressed in sign language and learn about the basics and origin of sign language. (ASL)