BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

References for sign language and the education of deaf pupils

Brennan, M. (1987) ‘British Sign Language, the language of the Deaf community’ in Booth, T. and Swann, W. (eds) Including Pupils with Disabilities Milton Keynes, Open University Press

Brennan, M. (1976) ‘Can deaf children acquire language? Supplement to British Deaf News February (first published in the USA in 1975 in American Annals of the Deaf)

British Deaf and Dumb Association (1970) Report by a Working Party of the British Deaf and Dumb Association formed to study and comment on 'The Lewis Report'; The Education of Deaf Children: the Possible Place of Finger Spelling and Signing. Carlisle, British Deaf and Dumb Association

British Deaf Association (1987) ‘The case for BSL; BSL and Britain’s minority languages’, British Deaf News 18 (9)

Conrad, R. (1979) The Deaf Schoolchild London, Harper and Row

Cummins, J. (1978) Bilingualism and the development of metalinguistic awareness. J Cross-Cultural Psychology, 9, 131-49

Cummins, J. Educational implications of mother tongue maintenance in minority language groups’, Canadian Modern Language Review 34

Dale, D.M.C. (1967) Deaf children at home and school. London, University of London Press

Department of Education and Science (1968) The Education of Deaf Children: The Possible Place of Finger Spelling and Signing (The Lewis Report) London, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office

Department of Education and Science (1975) A Language for Life (The Bullock Report) London, HMSO

Department of Education and Science (1985) Education for All (The Swann Report) London, HMSO

Deuchar, M. (1984) British Sign Language London, Routledge and Kegan Paul

Fitouri, A. (1983) ‘Working with young bilingual children’. Early Child Development and Care 10

Fry, C. (1964) Language problems in profoundly deaf children ion (eds) C. Renfrew and K. Murphy The child who dies not talk. Spastics International medical publications

Furth, H. (1971) ‘Linguistic deficiency and thinking: research with deaf subjects 1964–69’, Psychological Bulletin 76

Gregory S. and Smith, S. (1997) Language and identity in sign bilingual children. Deafness and Education 21(3)

Gregory, S. and Swanwick, R. (2012) The Sign Bilingual Movement. BATOD magazine, March 2012

Henderson, P (1976) in RNID Methods of Communication Currently used in the Education of Deaf Children op cit.

Jackson, P. (1990) Britain’s Deaf Heritage, East Lothian, The Pentland Press

Lane H. (1988) When the Mind Hears, London, Penguin Books

Ling, A.H. (1968) Advice for parents of deaf children: how to begin. Volta review 70

Markides, A. (1983) The Speech of Hearing Impaired Children, Manchester, Manchester University Press

Mayer, C. and Wells, G. (1996) Can the linguistic interdependence theory support a bilingual-bicultural model of literacy education for deaf students. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1(2): 93-107

McCormick B. (1997) Paediatric audiology and cochlear implantation in the UK: taking off in the fast lane. British Journal of Audiology, 31, 303-307

Miles, D. (1988) British Sign Language: a Beginners Guide, London, BBC Books. (BBC Enterprises)

Moores, D.F, McIntyre, C.K. and Weiss, K.L. (1972) Evaluation of programmes for hearing impaired children: Report of 1971-72. University of Minnesota, Research Report39, Research Development and Demonstration Center in Education of Handicapped Children

Padden, C. and Humphries, T. (1988) Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture, London, Harvard Press

Peal, E. and Lambert, W.E. (1962) ‘The relation of bilingualism to intelligence’, Psychological Monographs 76 No. 546

Pickersgill, M. and Gregory, S. (1998) Sign bilingualism: A model. Adept Press, Middx: LASER

Quicke, J.C. (1988) ‘Speaking out: the political career of Helen Keller’, Disability Handicap and Society, 13 No.2

Quigley, S.P. (1968) The Influence of Fingerspelling on the Development of Language, Communication, and Educational Achievement in Deaf Children. University of Illinois, Institute for Research on Exceptional Children

Royal National Institute for the Deaf (1976) Methods of Communication Currently used in the Education of Deaf Children. London Royal National Institute for the Deaf

Swanwick, R and Gregory, S. (2007) Sign bilingual education: Definition, Policy and Practice. Colchester, Douglas McLean publishing

Wheeler, A. Archbold, S. Gregory, S. and Skipp, A. (2007) Cochlear Implants: The Young People’s Perspective. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 12(3)

Woodford, D. (1975) What happened to the Lewis Report? British Deaf News 10 166-8

Woodward, J. (1972) ‘Implications for sociolinguistic research among the deaf’, Sign Language Studies 1