ERIC Number: EJ264437
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Sign and Oral Language Development of Preschool Hearing Children of Deaf Parents in Comparison with Their Mothers' Communication System.
Schiff-Myers, Naomi B.
American Annals of the Deaf, v127 n3 p322-30 Jun 1982
The sign and oral language development of five two-year-old hearing children of deaf parents was studied and compared with the sign and oral language of their mothers. A surprising finding was that the mothers, despite their limited oral linguistic competence, communicated predominantly in the oral mode with their children. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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