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Society for American Sign Language Journal Volume 2, Number 2 Editor-in-Chief Jody H. Cripps Clemson University Department of Languages – American Sign Language 717 Strode Tower Clemson, SC 29634 jcripps@clemson.edu Fax: 864-656-0258 Copyeditors Betsy McDonald Georgetown University (Retired) Laura A. Blackburn Tidewater Community College Stephen Fitzmaurice Clemson University Anita Small small LANGUAGE CONNECTIONS Society for American Sign Language - Board of Directors Samuel J. Supalla - President University of Arizona Andrew P. J. Byrne - Secretary Framingham State University Harvey Nathanson - Treasurer Austin Community College Karen Alkoby Gallaudet University Gabriel Arellano Georgetown University Jody H. Cripps Clemson University Ronald Fenicle Montgomery College Russell S. Rosen CUNY - Staten Island Mission Statement The Society for American Sign Language (SASL) is a professional association with the credentials dedicated to basic and applied research about American Sign Language. SASL's goal is to expand linguistic accessibility. Linguistic principles are emphasized for understanding the signed language along with its aesthetics and role in literacy development and learning. SASL's scope and forum include theory, policy, and practice considerations, as well as addressing how an alternative language modality fulfills the needs and well being of all citizens in society. Copyright © 2018 A Society for American Sign Language Publication. ISSN 2474-8277 (online) 2