On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.
Watch video demonstrations of the Canaan Barrie on-body signs in the Core Vocabulary.
Watch video demonstrations of the Canaan Barrie on-body signs for People and Places.
A visual impairment may affect communication skills in a number of ways. This resource will provide you with some strategies to use when communicating with someone who is blind or partially sighted.