manual visual method

manual visual method

an approach to the education of deaf children that emphasizes the role of vision in communication and the early and consistent use of ASL or other national sign languages.
See also: oral auditory method, combined methods, total communication.

man·u·al vis·u·al meth·od

(man'yū-ăl vizh'ū-ăl meth'ŏd)
A method for the education of deaf children that emphasizes the role of vision in communication and the early and consistent use of American Sign Language or other national sign languages.
See also: oral auditory method, combined methods, total communication