An alphabet on hand: the acquisition of fingerspelling in deaf children

Autor/a: PADDEN, Carol; LeMASTER, Barbara
Año: 1985
Editorial: Sign Language Studies, Nº 47 (1985) pp. 161-172
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


Reports on a study of the acquisition of fingerspelling, a manual system for representing the alphabet, by young deaf children whose first language is American Sign Language. Describes the system of fingerspelling and its use in the American deaf community and discusses the interaction of fingerspelling and signed language.