ERIC Number: EJ559939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Encouraging Symbolic Gestures: A New Perspective on the Relationship Between Gesture and Speech.
Goodwyn, Susan W.; Acredolo, Linda P.
New Directions for Child Development, n79 p61-73 Spr 1998
Describes a 14-year program of research, the focus of which was the capacity of normal infants to incorporate gestural symbols into their earliest expressive vocabularies. Explores the effects of such gesturing on vocal language development, the theoretical implications for researchers, and the practical applications for parents. (Author/EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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