Sign Language Research Lab

Welcome to the Sign Language Research Lab (SLRL), directed by Ted Supalla, PhD.  The SLRL is part of the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery and the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University. Research under Dr. Supalla includes studies of American Sign Language acquisition, processing and history, and the evolution and structure of homesign, international pidgin sign and signed languages of the world.

The Sign Language Research Lab (SLRL) functions as a place of advanced study where students, faculty and invited fellows of Georgetown University conduct research on a range of issues regarding the history, structure, processing and acquisition of signed languages.

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