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Speech Pathology and Audiology
Lisa LeBlanc, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Current research supports the notion that American Sign Language is a natural language comparable to oral languages in grammar and syntax. It is the author's rationale that accepting ASL as a foreign language at WMU will enhance WMU's academic programs and the minds and futures of the student population.
Wadell, Melissa A., "Should Western Michigan University Accept American Sign Language as a Foreign Language" (1998). Honors Theses. 554.
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