ERIC Number: EJ571855
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Development of ASL and English Competence for Learners Who Are Deaf.
Nover, Stephen M.; Cheng, Li-Rong Lilly; Christensen, Kathee M.
Topics in Language Disorders, v18 n4 p61-72 Aug 1998
Suggests the need for a new profession called sign pathology to help deaf children who experience difficulty in acquiring a signed language. It offers a framework for the development of professional sign language pathologists, while differentiating between disorders related to signed language acquisition and bilingual language pedagogy for deaf learners. (Author/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.