ERIC Number: EJ264438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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Can Deaf Children Acquire English? An Evaluation of Manually Coded English Systems in Terms of the Principles of Language Acquisition.
Mitchell, Gordon S.
American Annals of the Deaf, v127 n3 p331-36 Jun 1982
Criticism of Manually Coded English (MCE) with deaf children is examined in terms of its classification as a language, its inadequate rate of information flow, and its inexact use. Research on MCE is reviewed, and it is suggested that MCE systems are not being used to their best advantage. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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