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Sign Language Interpretation

Programs that offer the services of people who are proficient in sign language, one of a variety of communication systems in which hand and body movements represent words, ideas, objects, actions and other concepts, to help people who are deaf or have hearing impairments and hearing individuals communicate with one another. Included are programs that provide individuals who are proficient in American Sign Language as well as those who use systems like Signing Exact English which involve manually coded English.

Taxonomy Code: PH-350.800

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