Research Articles & Encounters

**Some articles or webcasts are registered with Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center.

Reading SOS: How to read with a Deaf Child

Reading Rockets video series, experts answer real questions from families about reading and writing, and how to support their children's literacy at home. ASL Video.

Dispelling Myths of Language Acquisition Webcast

Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Empirical Article, "Spoken English Language Development Among Vative Signing Children with Cochlear Impants" by Kathryn Davidson, Diane Lillo-Martin, and Deborah Chen Pichler.

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto debunked the myths and fears associated with early bilingual language exposure.

Language Learning Through the Eye and Ear Webcast**

The webcast addresses how deaf and hard of hearing babies acquire language and why one should sign with babies as early as possible. Webcast in ASL.

Maximizing Language Acquisition: ASL and Spoken English**

It is largely unknown what role listening will have on the path to learning language. Webcast in ASL.

Setting Language in Motion:

Family Supports and Early Intervention for Babies Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.**

Foster an understanding of the importance of early language acquisition that supports robust linguistic competence and conceptual development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Webcast.

Science of Learning Center at Gallaudet University

Advances knowledge on how human higher cognition is realized through vision. Visit Website.

Visual Language and Visual Learning: VL2 - The VL2 center publishes research briefs as a resource for educators and parents.

The Use of ASL to Support the Development of English and Literacy

Does American Sign Language (ASL) interfere with deaf students’ acquisition of English?

Learning a Sign Language Does not Hinder Acquisition of a Spoken Language

Research shows no evidence to support recommendations that families with DHH children should avoid learning sign language.

The Enchanting Music of Sign Language

Through the ears - it can be felt, seen and experienced as an idea. - Christine Sun Kim