A method used that involves spelling out the word in a alphabetical language with hand shapes that represents the ASL alphabet.
An approach that is used in conjunction with other methods of communication. It includes 26 hand shapes representing the 26 letters of the alphabet. The two-handed alphabet is used in Australia.
When no sign exists for a thought or concept, the word can be spelled out using the American manual alphabet. It is also used for titles, proper names and convenience.