ASL Sign for Chemotherapy?
wreese01 at TAMPABAY.RR.COM
Sat Feb 4 19:02:27 UTC 2006
Cherie, I was thinking that chemo is awkward, so an awkward sign would
provide the tension needed to show that. I'm late-deaf, not cultural
deaf - sign language is my second language and I've never seen anyone
sign chemo yet, so I really don't know.
Cherie Wren wrote:
>The 4 hand would be fingers splayed, it is a
>classifier that can mean flowing liquid. The port was
>on the right in my daughter's case, although it wasn't
>for chemo. That (right hand on right shoulder) feels
>really awkward as a sign, though. I would tend to
>sign it right hand on left shoulder, because that
>feels more natural to me... What say you Deaf folk?
>--- Bill Reese <wreese01 at TAMPABAY.RR.COM> wrote:
>>"Open four hand, palm up, tap pinky to the chest
>>where a port
>>would be - just below the shoulder joint, in the
>>meat of the
>>That's a little ambiguous to me as I don't know
>>which hand or shoulder,
>>if the fingers are splayed or if the little finger
>>touches once or
>>twice. If I take it to be the right hand's little
>>finger touching the
>>chest just below the right shoulder, palm up, thumb
>>splayed, touching just once, would this be correct?
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