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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Mon May 10, 1999  2:29 pm
Subject:  Re: A Question I Can't Answer...


Thanks, Ben!! I will forward this to her too :-)

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>Capirci, O; Cattani, A; Rossini, P; Volterra, V (Spring 1998). "Teaching
>Sign Language to Hearing Children as a Possible Factor in Cognitive
>Enhancement," Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education (Oxford University
>Press), 3(2):135-142.
>
>The article compares two matched groups of elementary school children in
>Italy. One group is taught Sign Language, the other is not. Those who were
>taught Sign showed enhanced cognitive abilities without the same level of
>drop after vacations.
>
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>Ben Karlin
>Staff Interpreter for the Deaf, St Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center

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Valerie :-)

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Valerie Sutton

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