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ERIC Number: EJ171663
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Publication Date: 1977
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Impacts of Learning American Indian Sign Language on Mentally Retarded Children: A Preliminary Report
Duncan, Janice L.; Silverman, Franklin H.
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 44, 3, 1138, Jun 77
Results of a 10-week program in which 32 moderately retarded persons (3-19 years old) were taught to use American Indian Sign Language (AMERIND) suggested that AMERIND may be preferable to American Sign Language because of its concreteness and its intelligibility to untrained observers. (CL)
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