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ERIC Number: EJ643267
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0302-1475
A Descriptive Analysis of Pointing and Oral Movements in a Home Sign System.
Torigoe, Takashi; Takei, Wataru
Sign Language Studies, v2 n3 p281-95 Spr 2002
Discussed a social survey on communication among deaf people who had no formal schooling. Participants were deaf individuals who lived in the Okinawa Islands of Japan. Reveals many elderly deaf people had no formal education, no access to conventional sign languages during childhood, and no contact with a Deaf community. Despite this, most developed a home sign system that was shared with the hearing people around them. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan