Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Bilingual school education with spoken and signed languages in Europe

Krausneker, Verena ; Becker, Claudia ; Audeoud, Mireille ; Tarcsiová, Darina

In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020, p. 1-17

At least since the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, deaf children worldwide have a right to education not only in the spoken and written language of their country, but also in the national sign language. The pedagogical use of a sign language in European schools for the deaf began in the 1980s and has since evolved significantly. This paper presents a survey of 39...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Validity evidence for a sentence repetition test of Swiss German Sign Language

Haug, Tobias ; Batty, Aaron Olaf ; Venetz, Martin ; Notter, Christa ; Girard-Groeber, Simone ; Knoch, Ute ; Audeoud, Mireille

In: Language Testing, 2020, p. 1-22

This article reports on a study seeking evidence of validity according to the socio- cognitive framework (Weir, 2005) for a new sentence repetition test (SRT) for young Deaf L1 Swiss German Sign Language (DSGS) users. SRTs have been developed for various purposes for both spoken and sign languages to assess language development in children. In order to address the need for tests to assess the...