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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Advances in the sign language development of deaf children.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brenda S Schick; Marc Marschark; Patricia Elizabeth Spencer
|ISBN:||9780198039969 0198039964 1423734939 9781423734932 9780195180947 0195180941|
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 395 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||Understanding sign language development by deaf children / Marc Marschark, Brenda Schick, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer --
Issues of linguistic typology in the study of sign language development of deaf children / Dan I. Slobin --
The development of gesture in hearing and deaf children / V. Volterra, J.M. Iverson, and M. Castrataro --
Patterns and effects of language input to deaf infants and toddlers from deaf and hearing mothers / Patricia E. Spencer and Margaret Harris --
Acquiring a visually-motivated language / Brenda Schick --
Lexical development of deaf children acquiring signed languages / Diane Anderson --
Deaf children are verb attenders / Nini Hoiting --
Learning to fingerspell twice / Carol A. Padden --
The form of early signs / Richard P. Meier --
Acquisition of syntax in signed languages / Diane Lillo-Martin and Deborah Chen Pichler --
How faces come to serve grammar / Judy Reilly --
Deaf children's acquisition of modal terms / Barbara Shaffer --
The development of narrative skills in British Sign Language / Gary Morgan --
Natural signed language acquisition within the social context of the classroom / Jenny L. Singleton and Dianne D. Morgan.
|Series Title:||Perspectives on deafness.|
|Other Titles:||Sign language development
Advances in the sign language development of deaf children
|Responsibility:||edited by Brenda Schick, Marc Marschark, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer.|
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The authors provide cogent summaries of what is known about early gestural development, interactive processes adapted to visual communication, & the processes of semantic, syntactic, & pragmatic development in sign.
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