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The Resilience of Language: What Gesture Creation in Deaf Children Can Tell Us about How All Children Learn Language
Imagine a child who has never seen or heard any language at all. Would such a child be able to invent a language on her own? Despite what one might guess, the children described in this book make it clear that the answer to this question is 'yes'. The children are congenitally deaf and cannot learn the spoken language that surrounds them. In addition, they have not yet bee ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Psychology Press
(first published April 5th 2005)
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