Achieving literacy with Deaf children: an examination of American Sign Language story structure and the effects of storytelling on language acquisition
- Creation: 1996
- Supalla, Samuel James, 1957- (Person)
This presentation covers an ongoing study on the role of storytelling as a medium for facilitating the needed ASL acquisition with Deaf children. The development of literacy will be discussed based on T-unit length and story coherence in the signed narrative as well as the effects of intervention.
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This material was digitized as part of a CLIR Hidden Collections grant: "Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY." Original VHS recordings were transferred to mp4 format, captioned, and voiced, by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Production Services department.