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Communication mode and memory in the deaf

Kilham, Christine Helen

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Until comparatively recently, many authorities considered that all deaf people should learn to communicate by acquiring speech through visual means. The heavy emphasis on lipreading, speech training and amplification which formerly characterised deaf children's education was an expression of this view. However it is now accepted that deaf people can communicate in many different ways, not all of which are related to speech. Beginning with Stokoe's investigations in America in the 1960s,...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123840

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