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ERIC Number: EJ563948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0014-4029
American Sign Language as a Pathway to Linguistic Competence.
Drasgow, Erik
Exceptional Children, v64 n3 p329-42 Spr 1998
Argues that American Sign Language (ASL) should be the first language of children with deafness and that English should be taught as a second language. Philosophical and empirical arguments are presented and the benefits of early exposure to ASL and implications for educational practice are provided. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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