References and Resources

FAQ: Considerations for Using an ASL and Spoken English Bilingual Approach with Young Children who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing 

References

Joint Committee on Infant Hearing. (2013). Supplement to the JCIH 2007 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Intervention After Confirmation that a Child Is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, 1324-1349. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2013/03/18/peds.2013-0008.full.pdf+html

Kovelman, I., Shalinsky, M. H., White, K. S., Schmitt, S. N., Berens, M. S., Paymer, N., & et al. (2009). Dual language use in sign-speech bimodal bilinguals: fNIRS brain-imaging evidence. Brain & Language, 109, 112-123. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2008.09.008

Nussbaum, D. B., Scott, S., & Simms, L. E. (2012). The "why" and "how" of an ASL/English bimodal bilingual program. Odyssey, 13, 14-19. Available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Nussbaum, D. Waddy-Smith, B. & Doyle, J. (2012). Students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use sign language: considerations and strategies for developing spoken language and literacy skills. Seminars in Speech and Language, 33(4), 310-321. Available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Petitto, L. A., Katerelos, M., Levy, B., Gauna, K., Tétrault, K., & Ferraro, V. (2001). Bilingual signed and spoken language acquisition from birth: Implications for mechanisms underlying bilingual language acquisition. Journal of Child Language, 28(2), 1-44. Reprinted with the permission of the Cambridge University Press.

Petitto, L. A., & Kovelman, I. (2003, Spring). The bilingual paradox: How signing-speaking bilingual children help us to resolve it and teach us about the brain's mechanisms underlying all language acquisition. Learning Languages, 8(3), 5-18.

Visual Language and Visual Learning Science of Learning Center. (2011, January). Advantages of Early Visual Language (Research Brief No. 2). Washington, DC: Sharon Baker. http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/research/research-briefs/english/advantages-early-visual-language/

Visual Language and Visual Learning Science of Learning Center. (2012, June). The Benefits of Bilingualism (Research Brief No. 7). Washington, DC: Sarah Fish and Jill P. Morford. http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/research/research-briefs/english/benefits-bilingualism/

Visual Language and Visual Learning Science of Learning Center. (2012, June). The Implications of Bimodal Bilingual Approaches for Children with Cochlear Implants (Research Brief No. 6). Washington, DC: Julie Mitchiner, Debra Berlin Nussbaum, and Susanne Scott. http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/research/research-briefs/english/children-cochlear-implants/

Yoshinaga-Itano, C. (2006). Early identification, communication modality, and the development of speech and spoken language skills: Patterns and considerations. In P.E. Spencer & M. Marschark (Eds.), Advances in the spoken language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children, 298-327. New York: Oxford University Press

  
Resources:

Cochlear Implants: Navigating a Forest of Information ... One Tree at a Time. Resource developed by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Early Beginnings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children: Guidelines for Effective Services. Paper developed by Marilyn Sass-Lehrer for the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Early Intervention Network.  Network developed by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

How Early Intervention Can Make a Difference: Research and Trends. Webcast featuring Dr. Beth Benedict. Available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Learning American Sign Language. Paper developed for Info to Go at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Making a Plan for Your Child: IFSP Considerations for Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/planforyourchild.pdf

Sign Language Use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It. Developed by T. V. Malloy in collaboration with the American Society for Deaf Children and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

Spoken Language Habilitation: Considerations, Resources, and Strategies.  Paper developed for Info to Go at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

The Standardized Visual Communication and Sign Language Checklist for Signing Children. http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/resources/visual-communication-and-sign-language-checklist

What the Eyes Reveal About the Brain: Advances in Human Language Acquisition-Insights from Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) and the Brain and Language Lab for Neuroimaging (BL2). Webcast featuring Dr. Laura Ann Petitto. Available at clerccenter.gallaudet.edu

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