How to sign blind in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Vision inability

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand away from your face and oriented toward yourself. Move your hand to your face until your index and middle fingers are touching your face right underneath your eyes.

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Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of blind

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of blind

End of Sign

Final Frame of blind

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for blind
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Vision inability

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand away from the dominant hand side of your face and with your hand oriented toward yourself. Then, move it toward yourself and touch your index and middle fingers underneath your eye.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of blind

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of blind

End of Sign

Final Frame of blind

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for blind
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

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