Critical Perspectives on Plurilingualism in Deaf Education (Hardcover)
This book is the first edited international volume focused on critical perspectives on plurilingualism in deaf education, which encompasses education in and out of schools and across the lifespan. It explores issues such as bimodal bilingualism, translanguaging, teacher education, sign language interpreting and parent sign language learning.
Kristin Snoddon is Associate Professor, School of Early Childhood Studies, Ryerson University, Canada. Her research interests include sign language policy and planning, inclusive education, sign language and early literacy programs for parents and deaf children, critical ethnography and minority-language children. Joanne C. Weber is Canada Research Chair in Deaf Education Tier II, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Canada. Her research interests include language and literacy education, arts-based research, deaf education, posthumanism, applied linguistics and sign language studies.