ERIC Number: ED166881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Acquisition, Construction and Use of American Sign Language: A Seminar for Teachers and Paraprofessionals Working with Non-Signing Severely-Handicapped Children.
Rittenhouse, Robert K.; Myers, James J.
The document reports on a seminar sponsored by the West Central Region for Low-Incident Handicapped Children, on the acquisition, construction, and use of American Sign Language with severely handicapped children. Topics addressed include the cognitive preconditions to language, sign formational rules, the structure of sign, and American Sign Language and its derivatives. (DLS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hope School for Blind, Multiply-Handicapped Children, Springfield, IL.; Illinois State Univ., Normal.
Note: Seminar sponsored by the West Central Illinois Regional Program for Handicapped Children