|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Thu Feb 11, 1999 7:40 pm
Subject: Re: Children Learning SignWriting
>I don't know of any
>research on comprehension offhand, but I would say the question really is
>not, "do they comprehend before they talk" but "how EARLY do they start
>comprehending before they talk?"
Yes..that is my exact question, Don, and then add one more question...
"Does the comprehension of spoken language in hearing children, start at
the same age as the comprehension of signed language in deaf children?"
Valerie Sutton at the DAC
Deaf Action Committee for SW
Center For Sutton Movement Writing
an educational nonprofit organization
Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA