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ERIC Number: EJ163057
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Language in Deaf Children: An Instinct
Science News, 112, 5, 70, Jul 77
A study utilizing deaf children investigating the question, "must a child experience language in order to learn language?" found that the children themselves actually devise their own communications system. There was no evidence that the childrens' language was an imitation of their mother's. (SL)
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