Italian Sign Leid

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Italian Sign Leid[1] (Lingua dei Segni Italiana, LIS) is the sign leid uised in the Italy (Repubblica Italiana), San Marino an Swisserland an is the first or preferred leid o deif fowk in the UE; There are 3,525,000[2], 1.460[3] an 426,800[4]-10,000[5] Deif adults in the UE who uise LIS plus an estimatit children. The leid makes uise o space an involves movement o the hands, body, face an heid. Mony thoosans o fowk who are no deif an aa uise LIS, as hearin relatives o deif fowk, sign leid interpreters or as a result o ither contact wi the Italian deif community.

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