How to sign issues in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Discussion topics

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other with your palms oriented away from yourself on one side of your body. Curl your index and middle fingers in, then straighten them out as you move your hands to the other side of your body, then curl your fingers in again.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of issues

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of issues

End of Sign

Final Frame of issues

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for issues
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for issues
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

About the Creator

Paul Kelly, a nationally certified sign language interpreter and the founder of howdoyousign.com, has dedicated his career to bridging communication gaps through sign language. As a CODA (child of deaf adult), with deep personal and professional roots in the deaf community, Paul brings a unique blend of personal insight and professional expertise to his work.

His experiences range from legal to entertainment interpreting, including teaching sign language to celebrities like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. His passion for innovation is evident in the AI-driven features of this dictionary, aiming to make sign language more accessible for all.

Learn More About This Site