My Amazing Handout

  • mum

    Fingerspell “M” quickly, twice.

  • please

    Move open dominant hand straight forward from chin, while closing into a fist. May use “thanks”

  • more

    Cup dominant hand, fingers spread and place fingertips on centre chest. Move hand forward.

  • bottle

    Cup dominant hand and place on slightly cupped non-dominant hand at waist height, palm up. Move dominant hand up, non-dominant hand remains stationary. Dominant hand closes as it moves up to represent neck of bottle.

  • help

    Place dominant hand bent at third knuckles, palm down, onto non-dominant palm. Or may place dominant hand onto non-dominant hand, palms together. Move formation forward. * With directionality.

  • yes

    Move dominant fist, palm down, up and down from the wrist, twice.

  • need

    Move heel of open dominant hand down front of chest and turn to palm down.

  • want

    Move heel of open dominant hand down front of chest and turn to palm down.

  • sore

    Shake open dominant hand, fingers spread, twice in front of body or over location of pain.

  • play

    Simultaneously move both open hands, palms up, in outward circles.

  • dog

    Hit thigh with open dominant hand, twice.

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