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American Sign Language as a foreign language

Sherman Wilcox

American Sign Language as a foreign language

by Sherman Wilcox

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Center for Applied Linguistics in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Sign Language.,
  • Sign language.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSherman Wilcox, Joy Kreeft Peyton.
    SeriesEric digest -- EDO-FL-99-01, ERIC digest (Washington, D.C.) -- EDO-FL-99-01..
    ContributionsPeyton, Joy Kreeft., ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137181M

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    When Dr. Sally Shaywitz learned of CJ, a ninth-grader with dyslexia at a traditional independent school who chose to substitute a summer semester of American Sign Language for his foreign language requirement, Dr. Shaywitz and The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity (YCDC) reached out to him to see how such a course would work for a dyslexic. You can take these simple steps to support your child's foreign language learning at home: Ask him to label items around the home with their foreign language equivalent. Seek out environments where she can practice her language skills, such as with a family member, a local community group, or even an e-mail pen pal.


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