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New Materials

Receptive Practice with Numbers
Summary: 

In a three-part format, Dr. Mike Tuccelli introduces numbers then presents receptive practice. In Part I, numbers one (1) through the billions are demonstrated. Part II focuses on rules and using numbers in various situations including the signing of one’s age, scores, time, money, temperature, measurements, chemistry and math. In the final section, Part III, he presents extensive receptive practice on the previous material.

Author: 
Mike Tuccelli, "DrSign"
Imprint: 
Orange Park, Fla. : Florida First Coast Signing Video Productions, 2013,1998
Ann Silver : One Way, Deaf Way
Summary: 

Ann Silver: One Way, Deaf Way gives you entry into the life and art of an incredible woman who has done much with her life. She has traveled the world. She has met several presidents and prime ministers. She has charmed her way into situations and into places few would imagine possible for anyone. To say that she is a remarkable person is to miss the mark. While barely 20 and an undergraduate, along with a few others, she started the Deaf Art Movement. By 25 her artwork had been published in over 10 books. By 40 she had created an international symbol of sign language interpreting, and had her design work published on over 2000 book covers. By 45, after rededicating her life to studio art, she had completed over 150 pieces and defined a new art genre: Deaf Pop Art. She has taken more photographs of famous people using the ILY sign than most people can name. This book is an art biography because it is about her art, but it is also about her life. It reads in chronological format, starting with her birth and leads the reader through various stages in her life and artwork up to the present.

Author: 
James W. Van Manen
Imprint: 
Seattle, WA: Empyreal Press, c2012
The HeART of Deaf Culture
Summary: 

Multimedia interactive 2-DVD set exploring Deaf Visual Art, ASL and English literature, Deaf theater and Deaf cinema. Includes in-depth interviews with Deaf scholars and creators from each genre. Disc 1 plays on the computer and includes summary texts for the interviews found on Disc 2. Disc 1 features interactive timelines and sample works from each genre with text and video files. The interviews on Disc 2 can be used for receptive practice.

Author: 
Rochester Institute of Technology
Imprint: 
Rochester, NY: Rochester Institute of Technology, c2012
Criminal Procedure for the Court Interpreter
Summary: 

In this 80-minute presentation, Holly Mikkelson provides an in-depth explanation of the US criminal justice system. Topics include state and federal courts, types of crimes, pre-trial proceedings, jury selection, opening statements, types of evidence, direct and cross examination, objections, closing arguments, jury instructions, verdict, sentencing, and appeals. The accompanying booklet also includes a municipal court advisement of rights, a list of criminal law motions, a list of objections, and a list of commonly mistranslated legal terms.

Author: 
Holly Mikkleson
Imprint: 
Spreckels, CA: ACEBO, c1998
No Limits
Summary: 

No Limits is designed as a textbook for use in programs preparing teachers to meet the educational needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing. The information will also benefit practicing teachers and other professionals in the field of deaf education. Applicable for educators of the deaf at all grade levels, this resource examines an array of teaching skills, including enhancing comprehensible communication, selecting instructional models, teaching learning strategies, and increasing student motivation.

Author: 
Carl B. Williams
Imprint: 
Hillsboro, OR: Butte Publications, c2009
Reading to Deaf Children: Learning From Deaf Adults
Summary: 

Considerable research has explored the most effective strategies used by deaf parents and teachers for reading to deaf children. Based on those studies and direct observations by the author, the fifteen principles outlined in *the accompany manual and vividly demonstrated on the videotape are a guide for parents and teachers who want to promote literacy, and share the pleasure of reading with the deaf and hard of hearing children.

Author: 
David R. Schleper with Daniel Koo and Ann Lynn Smith
Imprint: 
[Washington, DC] : Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, c2007
Catholic Liturgical Signs
Summary: 

Maureen Longo Tuccelli, CI, Instructor, demonstrates and explains the signs used for the responses and prayers during a Catholic Mass. This DVD is mainly intended for the instruction of interpreters to help prepare them for interpreting the Catholic Mass. *There is a 3-minute news story/advertisement for Silent Weekend at the beginning of the presentation.

Author: 
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint: 
Elkton, FL: Dr Sign's M & M Productions, c2002
Did I Do That?
Summary: 

This DVD contains 30 vignettes demonstrating four principles of behavior and how they operate in everyday situations commonly faced by hard of hearing people and those who interact with them. Each vignette is designed to increase awareness of the effects each person has on other people, and to illustrate specific things to do to increase interpersonal effectiveness. The format of the video encourages active participation (discussion) by viewers. An accompanying manual is available & is recommended with DVD.

Author: 
SHHH
Imprint: 
Bethesda, MD.: SHHH, 1987
It All Depends
Summary: 

Discussing cases and solutions to real problems encountered by teachers places pre-service teachers in an authentic teacher role, not only are they expected to state what they would do but also why. This casebook consists of five chapters: Communication Issues, Literacy Instruction, Content Instruction, Learner Differences, and Educational Planning. Each chapter has three case studies which reflect issues involved in teaching students who are deaf. The cases represent situations relevant to prospective teachers in grades K-12. The specific scenarios are drawn from direct experiences as a classroom teacher, observations of in-service teachers (as a consultant and curriculum specialist), and observations of pre-service teachers (as a teacher educator). Each case contains a scenario, reflection questions and extension activities.

Author: 
Carl B. Williams
Imprint: 
Hillsboro, OR: Butte Publications, c2006
The Right Rights: Interpreting the Miranda Warning
Summary: 

Frozen texts are often troubling for interpreters. Coupled with the complexity of the legal system, frozen texts such as the Miranda Warning can be an intimidating task to tackle in ASL. This DVD provides a guided look at construction of a culturally rich, conceptually accurate rendering of the Miranda Warning. By exploring the history of the warning, the disparities in culture, and the linguistic considerations, this DVD will provide a framework whereby sign language interpreters of all levels can gain confidence in developing an effective interpretation appropriate for use in the criminal justice system.

Author: 
Winkshop, Inc
Imprint: 
Palm Harbor, FL: Winkshop, Inc c2012
When "Duck" Is Not Enough
Summary: 

Using ordinary items, Maureen Longo Tuccelli gives ideas on how to include visual information that goes beyond size, shapes and color when describing inanimate objects. She shows non-manual markers which give a wealth of information and includes suggestions on how to practice improving this skill.

Author: 
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint: 
Elkton, FL: Dr Sign's M & M Productions, c2009
You and the Police: Victim or Witness of a Crime
Summary: 

Shows and tells deaf persons what to do if they are victims or witnesses of a crime. Explains the legal process from the post-crime report to trial and urges the deaf person to give the police as much help as possible.

Author: 
Gallaudet TV, Film & Photography
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet College Visual Communications Center, 1978
Powered On
Summary: 

Powered On is the uplifting, true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability-including the remarkable life skills and lessons she gained from years of being "inside herself," the joys inherent in listening, and the importance of tuning out certain noises in the commotion that surrounds us all.

Author: 
Sarah Churman
Imprint: 
Pensacola, FL: Indigo River Publishing, c2012
Gladys Goes Out to Lunch
Summary: 

The story of Gladys is brought to life with original music, voice and sign language helping all children appreciate the richness of a visual language. Missy Keast interprets the story of Gladys as she tries to find the source of a delicious smell in the zoo. There are bonus features including a read-along phrases, an activity guide, an interactive quiz, voiceover and ASL vocabulary.

Author: 
Signs for Intelligence, LLC
Imprint: 
Phoenix, AZ: Signs for Intelligence, c2010
Classifiers
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Summary: 

This DVD will teach you how to identify the different types of classifiers and how to use them appropriately. It will introduce you to terms like “perimeter morpheme,” “movement roots,” and “classifier predicates” to give you tools to discuss your work. This DVD details classifiers in a scaffold approach that allows you to learn about this imperfect linguistic aspect of ASL in a manner that is fun, thought provoking and allows for creativity. There are 200 additional minutes worth of practice content. CUEs can be earned.

Author: 
Winkshop, Inc
Imprint: 
Palm Harbor, FL: Winkshop, Inc c2012
Upper Body Stretching
Summary: 

Laurence Layne, LMT, CH, is the owner of a wholistic clinic and trained and certified in numerous massage, manual therapy, and stretching techniques. This DVD is an instructional fitness video for healthy individuals to learn how to stretch and increase range of motion and not intended as a substitute for medical treatment. Laurence explains the basic causes for repetitive motion injuries and then walks you through various stretches for the upper body.

Author: 
Laurence Layne
Imprint: 
Elkton, FL: Dr Sign's M & M Productions, c2009
DPN: The Power and the Promise Teleconference
Summary: 

The Deaf President Now movement of March 1988 celebrated its fifth anniversary on March 8, 1993 with a national teleconference that was received by more than 100 locations throughout the United States and Canada. This DVD reviews the events of DPN and how they affected the Deaf community over the past five years.

Author: 
Gallaudet TV, Film & Photography
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University, 1993
Spirits Among the Ruins
Summary: 

Set in Scotland, this fourth installment in the series provides readers with an exciting adventure from the present day to the past. As the family gets ready for a wedding and the investiture of a new laird, fingers are crossed that the spirit of Sir Malcolm does not interrupt. Join Kateri, Lady Victoria, Leigh Ann and Dawn, four pre-teen deaf and hard of hearing cousins and blood relations of Sir Malcolm, as they share their adventure of investigating hauntings, lake monsters and a knight who needs help in this otherworldly episode. Spirits Among the Ruins is a great story for middle and high school students.

Author: 
Catherine Paul
Imprint: 
Tucson, AZ: F.A.M.E. Press, c2012
There's Something In My Attic
Summary: 

The story of There’s Something in My Attic is brought to life with original music, voice and sign language helping all children appreciate the richness of a visual language. Missy Keast interprets as a little girl captures a nightmare to show her parents that there really is something in the attic. There are bonus features including a read-along text, an activity guide, an interactive quiz, and ASL vocabulary.

Author: 
Weston Woods Studios, Scholastic, Inc.
Imprint: 
Norwalk, CT: Weston Woods Studios, c2009
Native Fingerspelling
Summary: 

This DVD is meant to improve both receptive and expressive fingerspelling skills through 15 lesson plans presenting 532 words of receptive and expressive practice. There are three games which can be played in one, two and team player modes. There is an additional 160 minutes worth of practice content. CEUs can be earned.

Author: 
Winkshop, Inc
Imprint: 
Palm Harbor, FL: Winkshop, Inc c2012
Fruitful Feedback Forums
Summary: 

Taking and giving feedback can be stressful. Using humor, Maureen Longo Tuccelli gives advice that can benefit students and new practitioners, as well as seasoned professionals. Filmed in a workshop atmosphere items taught are how to provide a safe learning environment, make a meaningful handout, create an exponential learning venue, and establish a non-threatening approach to "the product." A stimulus piece is used to compare what one might expect to see during a transliteration compared to what one might see in interpreting. Taped in spoken English with interpreters on screen during the workshop, this DVD provides practical suggestions for feedback sessions, task analysis and modeling.

Author: 
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint: 
Elkton, FL: Dr Sign's M & M Productions, c2012
Comprehensive Evaluation
Summary: 

Here’s help in evaluating every important trait of a child with hearing loss. The entire process is clearly described. Areas covered include psychological and learning assessment, audiological and speech assessment and sign language assessment. A sample start-to-finish assessment shows you the steps to follow when conducting evaluations. Also gives details of how P.L. 94-142 impacts on the evaluation process.

Author: 
Gallaudet College, Pre-College Programs
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : The College, 2013, 1981
Deaf Students and the Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis: Understanding Language and Literacy Development
Summary: 

The difficulty that deaf and hard of hearing students have in attaining language and literacy skills has led to postulations that attribute their struggle to a developmental deficit. Recent research reveals, however, that deaf students acquire language structures, produce errors, and employ strategies in the same fashion as younger hearing students, though at later ages. The ability of all students to learn language and literacy skills in a similar manner at different stages forms the foundation of the Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis (QSH).

This volume describes the theoretical underpinnings and research findings of the QSH. It presents the educational implications for deaf and hard of hearing children and offers reason-based practices for improving their English language and literacy development. This collection also stresses the critical importance of exposing educators to the larger fields of literacy and second-language learning. Providing this background information expands the possibility of differentiating instruction to meet the needs of deaf students. Deaf Students and the Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis includes commentary on the QSH for both first- and second-language English learners and reflects on how the QSH can effect a better future for all language students.

Author: 
Peter V. Paul, Ye Wang, and Cheri Williams
Imprint: 
Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2013
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