Nicaraguan Sign Language

A Linguistic Big Bang
For the first time in history, scholars are witnessing the birth of a language — a complex sign system being created by deaf children in Nicaragua. By LAWRENCE OSBORNE.
SignWriting in Nicaragua Directory
Linguistic history was made in 1996 in Bluefields, Nicaragua. It is extremely rare, from an historic perspective, that a newly developed language receives "a written form" almost simultaneously with the birth of the language itself.
Nicaraguan Sign Language
Language and Linguistics: Sign Language - Examples.
Birth of a Language
"The Mind's Big Bang," explores the emergence of language.
Nicaraguan Sign Language
Children's Contribution to the Birth of Nicaraguan Sign Language.
Nicaraguan Sign Language (From Wikipedia)
Nicaraguan Sign Language is a signed language spontaneously developed by deaf children in a number of schools in western Nicaragua in the 1970s and 1980s.

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