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Petitto, Laura Ann. 1996. Are Signed Languages 'Real' Languages? Evidence from American Sign Language and Langue des Signes Quebecoise. In [no author]. Sign Language and Bilingualism in Deaf Education. Ranjana Deshmukh. pp. 131–146.
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The author confirms, summarizing over thirty years of related scientific research, that natural signed languages are 'real' languages, drawing evidence from linguistic, sociolinguistic and biological analyses.