Fingerspelling and reading development in bilingual preschoolers

The video discusses the importance of an early exposure of fingerspelling to children, especially for ASL-speaking deaf children who develops reading and writing skills at kindergarten.

To my surprise, Juli began to fingerspell each of the alphabetical letters for the first time by herself. Juli read the alphabetical letters from left to right, A-R-U-C-A. Reading from left to right was an natural phenomenon as one can find in Asian writing.

- (check for their case study on reading and fingerspelling development)