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Linguistics and Dialects of American Sign Language

Home | Introduction | Vocabulary | Evidence of Misdiagnosis | Identifying a Disorder in Student's from a Linguistically Diverse Background | Deaf Culture | History of ASL | ASL Timeline | Variations/Dialects in ASL | ASL:standardization? | Standardization | Bibliography


Linguistics and Dialects of American Sign Language
Website was developed for partial fulfillment of a departmental paper for a Master of Science Degree in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
Department of Exceptionality Programs
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, College of Professional Studies
Laura M. Valentine Campbell

Bloomsburg University

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       The goal for the study conducted for this website was to help prevent misdiagnosis of culturally and linguistically diverse Deaf and hard of hearing students in the classroom and to promote awareness of variations/dialects that exist in American Sign Language (ASL). 

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Date Modified: June 8, 2006