Advances in the sign language development of deaf children / edited by Brenda Schick, Marc Marschark, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer

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Subjects: Sign language acquisition
Deaf children--Language
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xvi, 395 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Understanding sign language development of deaf children / Marc Marschark, Brenda Schick, Patricia Elizabeth Spencer 3
2. Issues of linguistic typology in the study of sign language development of deaf children / Dan I. Slobin 20
3. The development of gesture in hearing and deaf children / Virginia Volterra, Jana M. Iverson, Marianna Castrataro 46
4. Patterns and effects of language input to deaf infants and toddlers from deaf and hearing mothers / Patricia Elizabeth Spencer, Margaret Harris 71
5. Acquiring a visually motivated language : evidence from diverse learners / Brenda Schick 102
6. Lexical development of deaf children acquiring signed languages / Diane Anderson 135
7. Deaf children are verb attenders : early sign vocabulary development in Dutch toddlers / Nini Hoiting 161
8. Learning to fingerspell twice : young signing children's acquisition of fingerspelling / Carol A. Padden 189
9. The form of early signs : explaining signing children's articulatory development / Richard P. Meier 202
10. Acquisition of syntax in signed languages / Diane Lillo-Martin, Deborah Chen Pichler 231
11. How faces come to serve grammar : the development of nonmanual morphology in American sign language / Judy Reilly 262
12. Deaf children's acquisition of modal terms / Barbara Shaffer 291
13. The development of narrative skills in British sign language / Gary Morgan 314
14. Natural signed language acquisition within the social context of the classroom / Jenny L. Singleton, Dianne D. Morgan 344
Additional Authors: Schick, Brenda S. (Brenda Sue), 1952-
Marschark, Marc
Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth
Notes: LCCN: 2004023070
ISBN: 0195180941 (cloth : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0195176944 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
OCLC Number: 56632330
ISBN/ISSN: 0195180941
0195176944