Children of deaf adults (Codas) have a variety of language options to chose from (i.e., ASL, English, other) when communicating with others. Graduate student, Devon LaMay Wellington, and Dr. Adam Winsler, of the applied developmental psychology program at George Mason University are conducting a research study to understand the factors involved in the language choices that Codas make with their children. Little is known about the transmission of ASL across generations among Codas, for example.
If you are a child of at least one deaf adult, and currently have at least one child (ages 0-18), we need your help! Please complete our online survey. The survey will ask you a few questions about your parents, yourself and your partner/spouse, and your language use practices in your home with your children. We know that you probably get many survey requests, but we hope you will find this an interesting and a worthy way to spend about 20 minutes of your valuable time.
Thank you so much for your consideration!
This fully annonymous and confidential survey research project has been approved by GMU’s Human Subjects IRB review board.
Feel free to contact us with questions or concerns.
Applied Developmental Psychology
George Mason University
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