Prof Bencie Woll FBA FAAAS  

Prof Bencie Woll FBA FAAAS

BA, MA, PhD

Professor of Sign Language & Deaf Studies

Speech & Language
University College London
Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre
49 Gordon Square
LONDON
WC1H 0PD
The only Professor of Sign Language and Deaf Studies in the United Kingdom; Senior Professor at the Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre, UCL. Over 30 years experience in the field of linguistics, sign language and deaf studies, and co- author/editor of several major books in the field: 'The linguistics of BSL', 'Sign language: the study of deaf people and their language', ‘Research Methods in Sign Linguistics’, ‘Sign Language: an International Handbook’, ‘Sign Language Acquisition’.

Specific areas of expertise include:

Language development in deaf children and adults: atypical signers (those with developmental or acquired impairments); literacy skills and intellectual capacity of deaf people; communication between hearing and deaf people; sign language interpreting. Assessment and preparation of reports on the above issues.

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British Sign Language

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