American Sign Language

Scope Notes: An American system of communication using manual signs
Broader Term:
Use For:
ICF I:
  • b1 MENTAL FUNCTIONS
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • d6 DOMESTIC LIFE
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • b167 Mental functions of language
  • b230 Hearing functions
  • s250 Structure of middle ear
  • s260 Structure of inner ear
  • d320 Communicating with - receiving - formal sign language messages
  • d340 Producing messages in formal sign language
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
ICF IV:
  • b1670 Reception of language
  • b1671 Expression of language
  • b2300 Sound detection
  • s2509 Structure of middle ear, unspecified
  • s2609, Structure of inner ear, unspecified
  • e1251 Assistive products and technology for communication
  • e5350 Communication services
  • e5351 Communication systems
ICF V:
  • b16702 Reception of sign language
  • b16712 Expression of sign language
Changes:
Added to thesaurus 8/98, Added 'Word' text, 5/3/99
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