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Using Sign Language with Special Education Students

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American Sign Language (ASL) can be difficult for some students with intellectual disabilities. Why is this?

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1. What is the best way to teach the sign for 'eat?'

2. Which of the following sign language systems would be appropriate for a nonverbal student that has limited mobility with his arms and hands?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Going through the quiz and worksheet is an effective way to see what you know about using sign language with special education students. Teaching the sign for 'eat' and identifying a gestural sign are some topics you need to know when you take the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to help you see what you know about:

  • The most appropriate type of language to use for a high-functioning, hearing-impaired student
  • An example of a gestural sign
  • Teaching the sign for 'eat'
  • Why ASL can be difficult for some students with intellectual disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a sign language system that is appropriate for a nonverbal student that has limited mobility of his arms and hands
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about why ASL can be difficult for some students with intellectual disabilities and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on sign language and special ed students

Additional Learning

Using Sign Language with Special Education Students is a lesson you can access if you want to review more about the following topics:

  • What ASL involves
  • The importance of sign language
  • Ways to sign words
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