Singing along to the ABC's is one of the first lessons we get as kids (whether or not you stick to the original or new-fangled version).
For families with deaf and hard of hearing children, that lesson isn't any less important, with visual languages replacing auditory stimulus as a crucial part of early development.
Digital creative studio , in collaboration with the American Society for Deaf Children, wants to address this through its new online game, Fingerspelling.xyz. Using machine learning, the game hopes to provide families with the building blocks of a signed language.
“We created this fingerspelling tool with Hello Monday to help parents support their child’s mastery of sign language, and so parents can share the joy of communicating and connecting with their deaf child," said Cheri Dowling, director of outreach and programs for the American Society for Deaf Children. Read more...More about American Sign Language, Social Good, Identities, and Artificial Intelligence