By David S. Martin

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I was fortunate enough to participate in both the 1984 and 1989 symposia, and I look forward with excitement to the next one. I. KING JORDAN President, Gallaudet University Page xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS No undertaking of the scope of this volume is possible by any stretch of the imagination without the indispensable work of many persons. In addition to the obvious debt owed to the hard-working and productive authors of each of these chapters, and the penetrating syntheses carried out by the special chapter writers at the beginning and end of the volume, the analysts who performed careful work in examining the works of authors within each chapter deserve important mention; in each case, they took responsibility for reading, questioning, and then drawing together the threads within each group of papers, as well as providing important directions for future research by raising researchable questions for the coming years.

Frances R. Croft School of Preparatory Studies Gallaudet University Washington, DC 20012 Dr. Diane C. Lillo-Martin Haskins Laboratories New Haven, CT 0651110695 Dr. Mimi WheiPing Lou Center on Deafness University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 Dr. Robert H. MacTurk Center for Studies in Education and Human Development Gallaudet University Washington, DC 20002 Mr. Bruce Marlowe 1730 U Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 Dr. David S. Martin School of Education and Human Services Gallaudet University Washington, DC 20002 Mr.

Tane Akamatsu Department of Education Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 488241034 Dr. Jesus Alegria Centre Comprendre et Parler Université Libré de Bruxelles Brussels, Belgium Dr. David Alexander Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf West Trenton, NJ 086250535 Dr. D. K. M139PL Dr. David F. Armstrong Budget Office Gallaudet University Washington, DC 200023695 Ms. Cathy Baechle c/o Ms. Frances R. Croft School of Preparatory Studies Gallaudet University Washington, DC 20012 Dr. Ursula Bellugi Laboratory for Language and Cognitive Studies The Salk Institute for Biological Studies San Diego, CA 92138 Ms.

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