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  • Nov 22, 2011
  • 09:17 PM

Sign language benefits hearing children and those with autism

Linda Walls / Asbury Park Press
Today, ASL (American Sign Language) is taught in colleges, universities, preschool and elementary schools and is the third most used language in the United States. “It's more popular than ever,” partly because learning the manual language creates anatomical changes in the brain, Daniels told a group of parents and teachers during an October presentation called “Sign to Speak” at the Spring Lake Library.

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