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Conceptual Accuracy in Religious Signing
Summary: 

Dr. Mike Tuccelli, a deaf minister, demonstrates in sign language approximately 500 words pertaining to religion. Two to three variations of the same word/concept are often presented and explained. Conceptual accuracy is stressed.

Author: 
MikeTuccelli
Imprint: 
Gainesville, Fla. : M & M Multi-Media Productions, [2000?]
Twice Told Stories: Henny Penny
Summary: 

A story for children presented by Bernard Bragg, artist-in-residence at Gallaudet University. The story is presented twice: once in Signed English with a voice-over and once in ASL with open captions.

Author: 
Eleanor Galloway, Faith Powell
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C. : Galludet University, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography], 2013, 1985
Foreign Language Series: Spanish
Summary: 

Visual grammar videotapes which use ASL to teach or reinforce Spanish language instruction that most hearing students learn in a two-year foreign language program (high school or college level). The vocabulary used in the examples is simple and repetitive. Emphasis is place on comparing English grammar with Spanish grammar. (A companion tape, “Why Bother to Teach Foreign Languages to Deaf Students?” also available.)

Nouns 17 min.
Reflexive Verbs 23 min.
Subject Pronouns and Verbs 28 min.
Possessive Pronouns 16 min.
Demonstrative Pronouns 16 min.
Direct Object Pronouns 25 min.
Indirect Object Pronouns 29 min.
Relative Pronouns 16 min.
Adjectives 17 min.
Possessive Adjectives 20 min.
Subjunctive 22 min.
Imperfect 20 min.
Ser vs Estar 18 min.
Por vs Para 18 min.
Gustar-to like 16 min.
Affirmative & Negative Idioms 20 min.
Telling Time 21 min.
Comparative/Superlative 32 min.

Author: 
Gallaudet University
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University, 2013, [199-?]
Wanna See ASL Stories
Summary: 

Stories in American Sign Language are presented at beginning, intermediate and advances levels by various signers. Each signed story is followed by written questions (captioned on the screen) and signed answers.

Parts 1 & 2: Beginning Level
Parts 3,4,5: Intermediate Level
Parts 6 & 7: Advanced Level

Author: 
Gallaudet College Library
Imprint: 
Washington, D. C. : Gallaudet Media Distribution, , 2013[1979]
When Hearing Fades: Perspectives on Hearing Loss in Later Years
Summary: 

Features four experts in the field of aging and hearing loss discussing the audiological, social, and emotional aspects of late onset hearing loss. The topics covered include audiological factors, communication techniques, assistive devices, coping strategies, the role of the family, the support system, and the role of professionals.

Author: 
Gallaudet
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C.] : Gallaudet University, 2013, [c1987]
What!
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Summary: 

A series of skits examining various aspects of being deaf and shows how creative signing can be.

Author: 
Gallaudet
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, 2013, 1980
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The Bart and Amy Show: A Fox Jumped Up One Winter's Night
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Gingerbread Man
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
Interpreting the Mass
Summary: 

Maureen Longo Tuccelli, CI, Instructor, provides general tips and signs for vocabulary and music used during a Mass. The DVD is primarily targeted for those interested in improving their ministry to the Catholic Deaf community. *There is a 3-minute news story/advertisement for Silent Weekends at the beginning of the DVD.

Author: 
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint: 
Gainesville, Fl. : M and M Multi-Media Productions, [2002?]
Fingerspelled Stories: Stories From 10 to 45 Words Per Minute
Summary: 

Fingerspelled stories are presented by a variety of people in a range of speeds from 10 to 45 WPM (words per minute).

Titles and times of stories presented:
10 WPM – Writing Systems
12 WPM – My Mother and I
12 WPM – The Guilty Dog
24 WPM – Understanding
25 WPM – Reading Stories
26 WPM – Tallahassee Rally
28 WPM – Ski Champ
30 WPM – A Simple Solution
35 WPM – Early Intervention
40 WPM – Coffee
40 WPM – Jokes
44 WPM – La Coquina

Author: 
Dr. Sign
Imprint: 
Gainesville, Fla. : M & M Multi-Media Productions, c2006
Twice Told Stories: Harry By the Sea
Summary: 

A story for children presented by Bernard Bragg, artist-in-residence at Gallaudet University. The story is presented twice: once in Signed English with a voice-over and once in ASL with open captions.

Author: 
Eleanor Galloway, Faith Powell
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography], c1986
Twice Told Stories: The North Wind and the Sun
Summary: 

A story for children presented by Bernard Bragg, artist-in-residence at Gallaudet University. The story is presented twice: once in Signed English with a voice-over and once in ASL with open captions.

Author: 
Eleanor Galloway, Faith Powell
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography], 2013, 1986
Twice Told Stories: The Hungry Fox and the Foxy Duck
Summary: 

A story for children presented by Bernard Bragg, artist-in-residence at Gallaudet University. The story is presented twice: once in Signed English with a voice-over and once in ASL with open captions.

Author: 
Eleanor Galloway, Faith Powell
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography], 2013, 1986
Between Worlds: Interpreters, Guides, and Survivors
Summary: 

Spanning the globe and the centuries, Frances Karttunen tells the stories of sixteen men and women who served as interpreters and guides to conquerors, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, and anthropologists. These interpreters acted as uncomfortable bridges between two worlds; their own marginality, the fact that they belonged to neither world, underscores the complexity and tension between cultures meeting for the first time.

Between Worlds addresses the broadest issues of cross-cultural encounters, imperialism, and capitalism and gives them a human face.

Author: 
Frances Karttunen
Imprint: 
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1994
Read My Lips
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Summary: 

Popularity is as easy as a good secret.

Serena just wants to fly under the radar at her new school. But Serena is deaf, and she can read lips really well-even across the busy cafeteria. So when the popular girls discover her talent, there's no turning back.

From skater chick to cookie-cutter prep, Serena's identity has done a 180...almost. She still wants to date Miller, the school rebel, and she's not ready to trade her hoodies for pink tees just yet. But she is rising through the ranks in the school's most exclusive clique.

With each new secret she uncovers, Serena feels pressure to find out more. Reading lips has always been her greatest talent, but now Serena just feels like a gigantic snoop...

Author: 
Teri Brown
Imprint: 
New York: Simon Pulse, 2008
Deaf Students Can be Great Readers!: Articles on Reading and Deafness
Summary: 

FOREWORD

No topic is as frequently debated, or as hotly argued, as that of literacy in deaf children. Many approaches have been tried, and every approach has both its adherents and its success stories, as well as its detractors and its failures. In spite of this attention, the problem of literacy for deaf children has stubbornly refused to go away. In this book, a great deal of information on literacy in general and specifically in regards to deaf children is examined, summarized, and discussed by an educator/researcher in deaf deaf education and an educator/researcher in education. The former is also the parent of two deaf daughters, and a case study of the youngest deaf daughter is included. This case study dramatically illustrates the impact of thoughtful and ongoing application of information gathered from examining research in the educational treatment of a deaf child, who, at age 4, was nonhearing, nonspeaking, and had no spoken, signed, or written language--and who today is an A/B public school sophomore.

Thoughtful consideration of the information in this book should lead educators of deaf youth to formulate, reinforce, or revise their own ideas on how to solve the ongoing problem of literacy, not only for deaf children, but for other children with language-development problems. -- Gerilee Gustason, Ph.D.

Author: 
Barbara Luetke-Stahlman and Diane Corcoran Nielsen
Imprint: 
Los Alamitos, Ca. : Modern Sign Press, 2004
A Handful of Stories
Summary: 

37 stories told by deaf people about deaf people which relate their experiences growing up deaf in a hearing world and retell stories of historical significance to the deaf culture.

Tape 1:
My First Summer Job Bernard Bragg
Trapped! Debbie Sonnenstrahl
The Eavesdropper Jack Gannon
POW! Michael Schwartz
My Horse and I Mary Beth Miller

Tape 2:
Spaced Out! Jerry Jordan
Gallaudet Theater on Broadway Eric Malzkuhn
Man’s Best Friend Matt Searls
Have Interpreter Will Talk Ed Corbett, Jr.

Tape 3:
Laurent Clerc: The Greatest Teacher of all Time Gilbert Eastman

Tape 4:
Me or We Frank Turk
Look or Listen Ray Parks
The Case of the Missing Scissors Barbara Kannapell
That Look of Envy Jack Gannon
A Little Bit at a Time Mary Beth Miller

Tape 5:
Applause for Eyes to See Bernard Bragg
On My Own Debbie Sonnenstrahl
The Stand-In Eric Malzkuhn
Our Paths Crossed Again Dr. Thomas Mayes
Caught in a Riot Michael Schwartz
My ABC Book Mary Beth Miller

Tape 6:
The Importance of Bilingual Education for the Deaf Barbara Kannapell
Life with Brian Eric Malzkuhn

Tape 7:
Deaf Pilots Jack Gannon
Experience is a Great Teacher Florence Crammatte
The U.S.S. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Jack Gannon
Here We Go Again Nancy Rarus
The Letter I Wrote But Never Mailed Barbara Kannapell
My Present Aspiration Ray Parks

Tape 8:
Lessons Learned From My Elders Frank Turk
Bar Talk Jack Gannon

Tape 9:
Through An Act of God Debbie Sonnenstrahl
Sink or Swim Michael Schwartz
How I Lied My Way to the Bottom Dr. Thomas Mayes
What I Learned About Irish Sign Language Bernard Bragg
Impossible Dream? Dr. Thomas Mayes
Gallaudet and I Nancy Rarus
* Accompanying book available

Author: 
Gallaudet College, Television Department
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C.] : Gallaudet College, 2013, 1980
My Third Eye
Summary: 

Provides entertaining insights into the world of the deaf through skits, a circus side show and a sign language sing-along performed by the National Theater of the Deaf.

Author: 
O'Neill Theater Center ; National Theatre of the Deaf ; WTTV / Chicago ; staged and directed for television by George Bunge
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, 2013, 1973
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Moving Pictures, Moving Hands: The Story of Ernest Marshall
Summary: 

An interview with Ernest Marshall on his experience on being the first deaf film pioneer. Ernest explains about how he first decided to make feature films in ASL for deaf people, and he shares his experiences in creating those different films. Ernest talks about his life growing up, and how the deaf people would travel from 60 to 260 miles just to see his deaf film.

Author: 
written by Don Bangs ; a presentation of World Beyond Sound in association with Century Southwest Cable Inc., Santa Monica, Ca
Imprint: 
San Diego, Calif. : Dawn Sign Press, 2013, 1987
Access for All: Integrating Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Preschoolers
Summary: 

This DVD presents child care providers, other early childhood educators, and administrators considering an integrated child care setting, exactly what is necessary to integrate a deaf or hard of hearing child into a mainstream child care setting. It is divided into three parts:

1. Info on Deafness (28 min.): Facts about Deaf people, their language and culture; audiological aspects of hearing loss; and use of assistive devices.

2. Interagency Collaboration (20 min.): Components needed to establish and implement formal relationships between local agencies serving Deaf and hard of hearing children and early education programs.

3. Inclusion and Adaptation (23 min.): Environmental modifications needed to make early childhood programs accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing children.

* A book by the same title is also available.

Author: 
Gail Solit, Maral Taylor, & Angela Bednarczyk
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University, 1992
Literacy: Share the Word
Summary: 

Teleconference taped from live broadcast from Gallaudet University on Nov. 13, 1996. Panels composed of parents and professionals share strategies on how to increase the literacy skills of deaf and hard of hearing children. Through videotaped demonstrations, viewers will learn how to read aloud to deaf and hard of hearing children using techniques based on current research into how deaf parents read to their children. Accompanying packet of written materials available.

Author: 
Gallaudet
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Television, 2013, 1996
The Americans with Disabilities Act: Access for Deaf Americans
Summary: 

Highlights the rights and responsibilities of deaf and hard-of-hearing people under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).  Can be used as a training tool for both individual study and group settings such as workshops or the classroom.  * A companion book, The ADA & You:  A Guide for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People, is available.

Author: 
Gallaudet
Imprint: 
[Washington, DC : National Academy at Gallaudet University], c1992[Washington, DC : National Academy at Gallaudet University], c1992
Telling Tales in ASL: From Literature to Literacy
Summary: 

Teleconference taped from a live broadcast from Gallaudet University on April 18, 1997. A panel composed of educators and professionals introduce the basic concepts of literature in American Sign Language and discuss its applications to classrooms serving one or more students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Pretaped video segments of ASL literary works enhance the understanding of the principles and strategies used in the discussions. *Accompanying packet of written materials available.

Author: 
Gallaudet University
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University, 2013, 1997

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