ERIC Number: EJ522885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Young Children's Acquisition of the Location Aspect of American Sign Language Signs: Parental Report Findings.
Bonvillian, John D.; Siedlecki, Theodore, Jr.
Journal of Communication Disorders, v29 n1 p13-35 Jan-Feb 1996
Acquisition of the location aspect of American Sign Language signs was examined in nine young hearing infants and toddlers of deaf parents. Sign locations, overall, were produced with 83.5% accuracy. Highly contrasting locations were acquired first. Location played a central role in young children's early sign language acquisition. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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