restricted access   Volume 59, Summer 1988

Table of Contents

From: Sign Language Studies

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Special Issue: Academic Acceptance of American Sign Language

Guest Editor: Sherman Wilcox


Acceptance of American Sign Language: An American Ground Swell

p. 100

Introduction: Academic Acceptance of American Sign Language

pp. 101-108

American Sign Language and the Liberal Education

pp. 109-113

Sign Languages: Evidence for Language Universals and the Linguistic Capacity of the Human Brain

pp. 115-127

The Culture of American Deaf People

pp. 129-147

Signers of Tales: The Case for Literary Status of an Unwritten Language

pp. 149-170

Signing Naturally: Notes on the Development of the ASL Curriculum Project at Vista College

pp. 171-182

Who is Qualified to Teach American Sign Language?

pp. 183-194

Why America Needs Deaf Culture: Cultural Pluralism and the Liberal Arts Tradition

pp. 195-204

American Sign Language in the High School System

pp. 205-212

Acceptance of American Sign Language at the University of New Mexico: The History of a Process

pp. 213-219

Educating the American Sign Language Speaking Minority of the United States: A Paper prepared for the Commission on the Education of the Deaf

pp. 221-230

Some Notes on ASL as a “Foreign” Language

pp. 231-239