Skype is being used for sign-language communication project

11/3/2009 | Tampa Tribune (Fla.), The

A group of Florida students learning sign language are using Skype technology to communicate with deaf students at another school. The technology allows the students to communicate through video and blog-style text messaging. Rhonda Leslie, who teaches American Sign Language to students who can hear, said the technology allows her students to "expand their vocabulary, enhance social interaction and develop respect for deaf culture."

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