ERIC Number: EJ571851
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Literacy and Deaf Children: The Language Question.
Topics in Language Disorders, v18 n4 p1-15 Aug 1998
Argues for the use of American Sign Language (ASL), rather than spoken English or Manual English, with deaf children in to build language and thinking skills and thereby mediate the meaning of English in print and facilitate literacy development. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: ASL Proficiency and English Literacy Acquisition: New Perspectives.