Birth of a Language

Senghas, Ann; Coppola, Marie
January 2002
Mothering;Jan/Feb2002, Issue 110, p33
Reports the birth and evolution of Nicaraguan Sign Language at Melania Morales School for Special Education in Nicaragua. Factors behind the development of the communication; Reference to the research conducted by Ann Senghas of Barnard College and Marie Coppola of the University of Rochester; Argument on the language acquisition of children.


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