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This page describes what visual frame signing is, who uses it and how to use it in the most effective way.
With visual frame signing, the person communicating with you uses sign language, making the signs in a smaller area that stays in your smaller field of vision.
If you have a loss of vision as well as hearing loss, people can communicate with you using visual frame signing.
For example, if you get tunnel vision, the area you can see gets smaller. It’s as if you’re looking through a tunnel and can only see things in a small circle directly in front of you. So someone will sign only in the small circle.