American Sign Language Linguistics for Speech-Language Pathologists
Continuing Education Credits
Course Description: This course is for speech-language pathologists and other professionals who work with children who are D/HH in ASL. It will address the linguistics of ASL, as well as how to recognize typical and atypical production errors and how to support metalinguistic awareness of ASL in D/HH children.
30 minutes: Morphology in ASL
30 minutes: Phonology in ASL
15 minutes: Syntactic structures in ASL
15 minutes: Atypical acquisition
- Participants will be able to define and recognize three primary domains of language
- Participants will be able to recognize age-appropriate sign production errors
- Participants will be able to implement classroom activities to encourage metalinguistic awareness for the three primary domains of language
Financial disclosure: Dr. Geer is an employee of California State University Sacramento. She is receiving royalties for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: No non-financial relationships exist.