Effects of Rate of Presentation on the Reception of American Sign Language
- American Sign Language. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p95
An encyclopedia entry for American Sign Language (ASL), which is a non-oral method of communication mainly used by and for deaf or speech-impaired individuals using hands and fingers to indicate words and concepts, is presented.
- Young children's acquisition of the movement aspect in... Bonvillian, John D.; Siedlecki Jr., Theodore // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1998, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p588
Presents a study that examined the acquisition of the movement aspects of American Sign Language (ASL) signs in young children of deaf parents. Accuracy and complexity of sign movements; Development of accuracy in ASL movement production; Developmental changes in the number and complexity of...
- A `word length effect' for sign language: Further evidence for the role of language in... Wilson, Margaret; Emmorey, Karen // Memory & Cognition;May98, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p584
Presents a study which focused on the sign length effect of deaf persons using the American Sign Language. Discussion on the word length effect for speech; Comparison of the performance of lists which contained long signs to those lists of short signs; Methodology used to conduct the study;...
- Editor's Notepad. // Sign Language & Linguistics;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p121
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including "Morpheme Structure Constraints on Two-Handed Signs in American Sign Language: Notions of Symmetry," by Donna Jo Napoli and JeffWu, and "Putting Some of the Syntax Back Into Semantics," by Richard Lacy.
- Introduction. Siple, Patricia // Sign Language & Linguistics;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p207
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including "Putting Some of the Syntax Back Into Semantics," by Richard Lacy and another "Pronominalization in American Sign Language," by Judy Kegl.
- Sign Language for Kids. // Children's Digest;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p8
Presents a guide to American Sign Language for children.
- Circus of the Senses. Mark, Arlene // Spider;May/Jun2014, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p20
The article features the Circus of the Senses, where the American Sign Language interpreters narrate for hearing-impaired children.
- Transparency of one-handed Amer-Ind hand signals to nonfamiliar viewers. Campbell, Cheryl R.; Jackson, Susan T. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Dec95, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p1284
Presents a study which was designed to determine the transparency of one-handed American Indian hand signals, including some left-hand adaptations. Lower transparency of the left-hand adaptations; No significant difference in mean percentage of one-handed signals correctly identified by both...
- Activities set at Isaiah's Place. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);6/27/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p3
A calendar of events for Whitney, Texas in July 2012 is presented which includes a deaf family weekend, a tea party for girls and classes of the American Sign Language.