Children learn to sign for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing American Sign Language interpreter, demonstrates how to sign the letter Y.

The children at the School Age Annex got a chance to try their hands at American Sign Language Oct. 20.
Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing Equal Opportunity certified American Sign Language interpreter, taught them a few of the basics like the alphabet and simple words like mom, dad, boy and girl.
The demonstration was done in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which has been observed every October for the last 70 years. This year’s theme is “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am.”

Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing American Sign Language interpreter, teaches children at the School Age Annex basic signs in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.