Kittykat97 started following Is it inappropriate to use a noun to introduce yourself?
Hi, sorry if the title didn't make any sense. I'm not Deaf or HoH, but people in my life are HoH. I was wondering if it would be considered disrespectful to Deaf culture to introduce myself with a word instead of fingerspelleing. I know name signs are very important to Deaf culture, and I don't want to overstep if it's considered rude. Example, my name is Kat. Would it be rude to introduce myself with the sign for cat?