ERIC Number: EJ324269
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Sign Language Acquisition: Language Development in Children of Deaf Parents and Implications for Other Populations.
Orlansky, Michael D.; Bonvillian, John D.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v31 n2 p127-43 Apr 1985
Reports an 18-month longitudinal study of sign language acquisition in very young children of deaf parents. Results indicate that some revision of views on cognitive prerequisites for language is necessary. Implications for nonspeaking populations and for developmental theory are discussed. Reviews briefly sign language training programs for various language-disordered populations. (Author/BE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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