Chapter 13. Linguistic Accessibility and Deaf Children

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Samuel J. Supalla and
  2. Jody H. Cripps

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch13

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Supalla, S. J. and Cripps, J. H. (2008) Linguistic Accessibility and Deaf Children, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • deaf children;
  • American sign language;
  • deaf education;
  • manually coded english;
  • language proficiency

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Signed Language and Deaf Education

  • The Discovery of American Sign Language

  • Understanding Signed Language Structure

  • Considerations for Manually Coded English

  • Discussion and Conclusion