Sherman Wilcox is a professor and chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. Phyllis Perrin Wilcox is a professor in the Department of Linguistics and director of the baccalaureate degree in Signed Language Interpreting at the University of New Mexico.
This second edition of the work remains by far the best work of its type. It is cogent, well written, and provides a useful and important foundation for those interested in teaching ASL. It should also be of interest to those not familiar with the growing literature on ASL and the Deaf community, as well as for other foreign language educators.