Research About ASL


Erting, L. and J. Pfau. 1997. Becoming Bilingual: Facilitating English Literacy Development Using ASL in PreSchool. Gallaudet University Pre-College National Mission Programs. "Sharing Ideas" series.

Hayes, P.L. and P. Carson-Shaw. 1997. Visual Storyreading Program in American Sign Language. Convention of American Instructors for the Deaf (CAID), June 29.

Marscharck, M. 1997. Raising and Educating Deaf Children. Oxford Press.

Padden, C. 1996. Early bilingual lives of deaf children. In I. Parasnis (ed.) Cultural and Language Diversity: Reflections on the Deaf Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ramsey, C. 1996. A Deaf person in the classroom: using ASL to support deaf children's English literacy. In Nash, J. and P. Higgins (eds.) Understanding Deafness Socially (Second Edition). Springfield IL:Charles C. Thomas.

Lartz, M.N., and L.J. Lestina, 1995. Strategies deaf mothers use when reading to their young deaf or hard of hearing children. American Annals of the Deaf 140(4):358-362.

Schleper, D. R. 1995. Reading to deaf children: Learning from deaf adults. Perspectives in Education and Deafness 13 (4):4-8.

Schleper, D. R. 1995. Read it again and again ... and again. Perspectives in Education and Deafness 14 (2):16-19, 24.

Ewoldt, C. 1994. Booksharing: Teachers and parents reading to deaf children. In Flurkey, A.D. and R.J. Meyer (eds.), Under the Whole Language Umbrella: Many Cultures, Many Voices, Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 331-342.

Akamatsu, C.T. and J. Andrews. 1993. It takes two to be literate: Literacy interactions between parent and child. Sign Language Studies 81(Winter):333-360.

Padden, C. and C. Ramsey. 1993. Deaf culture and literacy. American Annals of the Deaf 138:96-99.

Israelite, N., C. Ewoldt, R. Hoffmeister, et al. 1989. A Review of the Literature on the Effective Use of Native Sign Language on the Acquisition of a Majority Language by Hearing Impaired Students, Research Project No. 1170, Final Report to Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario as Represented by Minister of Education, Ontario, Faculty of Education, York University and Center for the Study of Communication and Deafness, Boston University, October.

Mather, Susan A. 1989. Visually oriented teaching strategies with deaf preschool children. In Lucas, C. (ed.) The Sociolinguistics of the Deaf Community. NY:Academic Press, 165-187.

Rogers, D. 1989. Show me bedtime reading. Perspectives for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired, 8 (1), September/October.

Andrews, J. and N. Taylor. 1987. From sign to print: A case study of picture book "reading" between mother and child. Sign Language Studies 56:261-272.

Bishop, J., and S. Gregory. 1985. Mothers and teachers looking at books with deaf children. Child Language Teaching and Therapy 1:149-161.

Maxwell, M. 1984. A deaf child's natural development of literacy. Sign Language Studies 44:191-224.