Tactile fingerspelling is a manual form of the alphabet in which words are spelled out where the deaf-blind person places a hand over that of the signer. Fingerspelling (or dactylology) is the representation of the letters of a writing system, and sometimes numeral systems, using only the hands.

Other Communication Methods​

Israeli Sign Language

Sign language is a visual way of communicating where someone uses hand gestures and movements ...

Lipreading Speech

Speaking clearly is one of the most effective ways to communicate with someone who has acquired hearing loss.


communication method for deaf-blind people where the deaf-blind person puts their hands on the speakers jaw...


Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired

Print on Palm

The letters are written on the hand of the deaf-blind person so s/he can “read”...

The Lorm alphabet

At the heart of the system is a thin cotton glove or a diagram of the hand  ...