- The Importance of Fingerspelling from VL2 at Gallaudet
- The Transition from Fingerspelling to English Print by Tamara S. Haptonstall-Nykaza and Brenda Schick
- Presenting Rare Words by Kevin Williams
On Fingerspelling Tests
Recognizing that the most dynamically equivalent way to represent spoken English in sign language is through rapid fingerspelling, Kevin Williams articulates why this approach is an effective option. That just as hearing students get phonemic clues that they need to put together to actually spell the word, deaf students can get phonemic clues from rapidly fingerspelled words but need to be able to translate those fingerpselled letters into a written word.