Early Language Wires the Brain Regardless of its Modality
Continuing Education Credits
20 minutes: Language and brain development with full access to early language – spoken and sign languages
20 minutes: Delayed first language development of ASL
20 minutes: Neural outcomes of lacking early access to a sign language
Participants will be able to:
State the differences between early and late first language development and the outcomes
Explain the negative impact of lacking early sign language on ASL development
Explain the negative impact of lacking early sign language on brain development
Financial disclosure: Dr. Cheng is receiving royalties for this course and is employed by the University of Washington.
Nonfinancial disclosure: Dr. Cheng has no relevant nonfinancial relationships.