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Title Multilingual Aspects of Signed Language Communication and Disorder / edited by David Quinto-Pozos
Published Bristol, UK : Multilingual Matters, [2014]
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Series Communication Disorders Across Languages
Quinto-Pozos, David, editor
Quinto-Pozos, David, editor
Communication disorders across languages.
Contents Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Considering Communication Disorders and Differences in the Signed Language Modality; Part 1 Developmental Language Disorders in the Signed Modality; 2 Profiling SLI in Deaf Children who are Sign Language Users; 3 A Case-study Approach to Investigating Developmental Signed Language Disorders; 4 The Acquisition of Sign Language by Deaf Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; 5 Mapping Out Guidelines for the Development and Use of Sign Language Assessments: Some Critical Issues, Comments and Suggestions
Part 2 Fluency Disorders, Neurogenics and Acquired Communication Disorders6 A Review of Stuttering in Signed Languages; 7 Sign Dysarthria: A Speech Disorder in Signed Language; 8 The Influence of Dementia on Language in a Signing Population; Part 3 Hearing Children from Signing Households; 9 KODAs: A Special Form of Bilingualism; 10 Language Development in ASL-English Bimodal Bilinguals; Index
Summary Inquiry into signed languages has added to what is known about structural variation and language, language learning, and cognitive processing of language. However, comparatively little research has focused on communication disorders in signed language users. For some deaf children, atypicality is viewed as a phase that they will outgrow, and this results in late identification of linguistic or cognitive deficits that might have been addressed earlier. This volume takes a step towards describing different types of atypicality in language communicated in the signed modality such as linguistic im
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 9, 2014)
Subject Communicative disorders.
Multilingual communication.
Sign language.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306407850 (ebk)
1783091312 (electronic bk.)
9781306407854 (ebk)
9781783091317 (electronic bk.)
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