ERIC Number: EJ571856
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Differentiated Account of Facilitators of Literacy Development and ASL in Deaf Children.
Nelson, Keith E.
Topics in Language Disorders, v18 n4 p73-88 Aug 1998
This commentary reviews the articles in this theme issue and analyzes American Sign Language (ASL) bilingual approaches to supporting children with deafness in acquiring English text skills. Also discussed are theoretical explanations for how bilingual contexts may contribute to progress in English literacy and spoken English. Issues for the future are addressed. (Author/LC)
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.