How to sign retarded in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place the index and middle fingers of your hand against the side of your head and then rotate your wrist a couple of times back and forth.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for retarded
Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

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