ERIC Number: EJ464171
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Out of the Hands of Babes: On a Possible Sign Advantage in Language Acquisition.
Meier, Richard P.; Newport, Elissa L.
Language, v66 n1 p1-23 Mar 1990
Discusses recent research that has examined the early stages of language development in signed and spoken languages as well as suggestions that there is an advantage for the acquisition of signed languages. Specific attention is focused on whether or not a single timing mechanism underlies early milestones in the acquisition of both vocabulary and syntax. (over 100 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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