Key Word Sign (KWS) is fast becoming a tool used by Australians to help them communicate with people who have communication and language difficulties.
KWS in short is a simplified version of Auslan sign language, but it incorporates speech and the use of visual strategies such as body language, facial expression, natural gestures and even some finger spelling.
Do you know someone who has a communication or language barrier that you would like to be able to communicate with?
These great ‘Sign of the week’ videos from our Ability First Australian (AFA) Partner, Scope Australia, are a wonderful place to help you get started on learning KWS.
Some useful resources to also help with learning KWS include:
For more resources visit the Key Word Sign Australia shop.