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New South African app ‘SASL DEAFinition’ helps users to learn basic sign language 

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A new South African app called SASL DEAFinition helps users learn sign language basics to communicate with friends with hearing disabilities and family. 

The DEAFinition App will allow the user to browse words, lookup precise words and request a new word if it’s not available.

DEAFinition www.deafinition.co.za is a non-profit company providing a range of services and funding opportunities to promote equal access for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The App is available to Apple and Android users offer South African sign language videos and material, developed by mobile app specialists Codehesion,

The SASL DEAFinition app also has a section explaining do’s and don’ts when interacting with a person with a hearing disability.

The App is available to download at the Apple and Google Play stores.

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