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The Black ASL (American Sign Language) Project: An Overview  

Joseph Hill, Carolyn McCaskill, Robert Bayley, and Ceil Lucas

Print publication date:
Jul 2015
Online publication date:
Aug 2015
The socio-historical reality of the segregation era defined the geographical and racial isolation of residential state schools for the deaf that led to the development of Black American ... More

Endangered Sign Languages: An Introduction  

James Woodward

Print publication date:
Sep 2018
Online publication date:
Aug 2018
This chapter provides an introduction to endangered sign languages specifically designed for linguists who know little about sign languages but who may have an interest in the ... More

Language Policies and Sign Languages  

Ronice Müller de Quadros

Print publication date:
Jul 2018
Online publication date:
May 2018
This chapter argues for specific actions needed for language planning and language policies involving sign languages and Deaf communities, based on the understanding of what sign languages ... More