Do All Deaf People Use Sign Language?

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Do All Deaf People Use Sign Language?

By Susan Lacke

Published August 5, 2020

When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to communicate. Maybe you’re fluent in American Sign Language, know basic fingerspelling, or just use gestures to illustrate what you’re saying. As well-intentioned as your motives may be, these methods may unintentionally make you [...]

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