The widespread implementation of newborn hearing screening and advances in amplification technologies (including cochlear implants) have fundamentally changed the educational landscape for deaf learners. These changes are discussed in terms of their impact on sign bilingual education programs with a focus on the relationships between language and the development of literacy and the changing role of signed language in this process.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2010|
- Deaf learners
- Literacy development
- Signed language