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Language contact in the American deaf community

by Ceil Lucas

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Deaf -- Means of communication -- United States.,
    • Sign language.,
    • Pidgin languages -- United States.,
    • American Sign Language.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-156) and index.

      StatementCeil Lucas, Clayton Valli.
      ContributionsValli, Clayton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV2474 .L83 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1703777M
      ISBN 100124580408
      LC Control Number92004929

      Deaf culture in the United States was born in Connecticut in at the American School for the Deaf, when a deaf teacher from France, Laurent Clerc, was recruited by Thomas Gallaudet to help found the new institution. Under the guidance and instruction of Clerc in language and ways of living, deaf American students began to evolve their own strategies for communication and for living, which. members of the Deaf culture. They use American Sign Language as their preferred means of communication. Four characters highlighting the variety of backgrounds within the Deaf community are profiled throughout Master ASL! Level will present useful vocabulary, highlight aspects of Deaf culture, and share their accomplishments and interests.

      The American Deaf community values American Sign Language as the core of a culturally Deaf identity. Through ASL, members are given a unique medium for personal expression, a spatial and visual language that does not require the use of sound and emphasizes hands, faces, bodies and. The Deaf Missions community is incredible! We are composed of generous, passionate, and determined people. We believe in sincere prayer, providing access to Deaf people all over the world and sharing resources in focused ways. We’re world changers and history makers, and you’re going to fit right in.

      Offered by University of Houston. This is a six-week course providing a historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture. Theoretical frameworks from sociology are explored. Deafness as a culture and not a disability is explained as participants are guided into the world of Deaf .   Acquiring a complete first language during early childhood is critical for later reading comprehension. Learning two languages (that is, American Sign Language and English) is advantageous for deaf and hard of hearing children. A child’s language foundation is an important factor in spoken language development.


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