ERIC Number: EJ555468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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The Use Of Sign Language and Sign Systems in Facilitating the Language Acquisition and Communication of Deaf Students.
Coryell, Judith; Holcomb, Thomas K.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v28 n4 p384-94 Oct 1997
Historical and current trends, practices, and perspectives regarding manual communication in educating deaf children are discussed, including Manually Coded English systems and American Sign Language. Issues concerning choice of sign language/systems and instructional strategies that support sign usage (such as Total Communication, Simultaneous Communication, and Bilingual Education) are addressed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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