Bilingualism and Sign Language Acquisition for Deaf Children: Why Deaf Children Should Have Access to Bilingual Education and the Early Acquisition of Sign Language

Introduction There exist several misconceptions held by hearing individuals regarding the Deaf culture and the multiple sign languages. By instance, it is not unusual to see some people being surprised because they have just been told that sign language is not universal, and that there are in fact about 144 different sign languages (Ethnologue, 2019). […]

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I am a French-Canadian fourth-year undergraduate linguistics student at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. I am passioned about languages, the science behind them, and how language can be applied in multiple beneficial ways. I am fluent in French and English.I am learning Dansk and ASL.I have a huge interest for Germanic Languages. The idea behind […]

Welcome to my new linguistics blog

It is only since linguistics has become aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident that this science can make a contribution to a range of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone. Ferdinand de Saussure At least 95 % of the time, when […]