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Just thought I'd introduce myself and say hello. I am new to signing, I am a support worker who works with people with complex communication needs specifically high level autism and non verbal although the main person I support seems to use a mix of Makaton, BSL and his own signs. Due to this and the nature of my work I find myself wanting to learn more so I am working my way through the british-sign course. Hopefully this allows me to be a better worker and also allows me to communicate more effectively with anyone who uses sign as their preferred communication method. 

 

I often feel guilty when I can sign little enough to say hello etc but then have no idea what's really going on and how to continue the conversation and feel like I'm an ass. 

 

So really I am just aiming to learn, grow and get better and hopefully manage to do so any and all advice would be appreciated and hope everyone is doing well. 

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