Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Educating Deaf Children Bilingually: With Insights and Applications from Sweden and Denmark

Author: Shawn Neal Mahshie

Using examples from Swedish and Danish experiences, this book demonstrates successful bilingual education practices for deaf children. The natural sign language of the deaf and the written language of the larger hearing community are used to achieve grade-level proficiency. This book provides valuable information on bilingualism and the development of bilingual education programs.