Understanding how deaf children and adults learn sign language | RFTRW: S09E01
19 April 2021
Unpacking research on developmental language disorder and the abilities of children and adults to learn sign language.
Research for the Real World: S09E01
Chloë Marshall, Professor of Psychology, Language and Education
Professor Chloë Marshall drops into the Research for the Real World virtual studio to talk to Dr Sam Sims about her work focusing on language development in deaf children and in particular, sign language development.
We hear about the challenges in diagnosing developmental delays among deaf children, the creation of a toolkit to aid awareness for teachers and education professionals, the relationship between language acquisition and executive function, and the pandemic’s effect on deaf people in a time of mask-wearing.
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You can also listen to the podcast on:
- Professor Chloë Marshall’s research profile
- Acquiring Language and Literacy in Challenging Circumstances Lab
- Centre for Educational Neuroscience
- Centre for Language, Literacy and Numeracy: Research & Practice
- Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre
- Department of Psychology and Human Development
- Research for the Real World podcast