New Materials

Summary

This DVD explores several different aspects of Deaf Culture. The topics discussed are:
What is Deaf Culture?
Deaf Culture Can Motivate!
Sign and Speech Helps!
Without Training, What Happens?
Employment
The Three “A”s
A Win/Win Deal!
Perspectives
Components of Deaf Culture
Subcultures
Preferences
What is Normal?
Language Controversy
Language and Deaf Culture
Cochlear Implants
Career Preparation
Language and Learning
CI and Language

Author
Dr. Sign
Imprint
[Elkton, Fla.] : M and M Multi-Media Productions, [2006]
Summary

Switched at Birth tells the story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother. Meanwhile, Daphne Vasquez, who contracted meningitis and became deaf at an early age, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when the families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Author
ABC Family
Imprint
Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2011]
Summary

An interview is conducted with pediatric audiologist Rhonda Condie who shares clear and current information in a question/answer format regarding audiological testing for infants and young children. She presents and discusses several testing techniques including:
Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (OAE)
Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR)
Behavioral Observation Audiometry (BOA)
Visually Reinforced Audiometry (VBA)
Play Audiometry

Author
Hope Publishing
Imprint
North Logan, UT : Hope, Inc., 2013, 2004
Summary

A series of instructional Signed English videos based on the sign system used at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville, TN. There are 12 Units in the series with two tapes per Unit: Lessons 1-4 and Lessons 5-8. Placement review tapes covering Units I-IV; V-VIII; and IX-XII serve as reviews of the signs previously taught. *Accompanying Handouts Are Available For Each Unit.

Author
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint
Knoxville, TN : Tennessee School for the Deaf
Summary

Rex Lowman’s series of 200 sign language practice tests each consisting of 25 signed sentences for self-testing of receptive sign language skills. A minimum level of proficiency in Signed English is needed to begin the series. Each tape becomes increasing more difficult than the previous one.

(Answer sheets are available.)

Author
Rex Lowman
Imprint
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, 2013, 1970
Summary

This is the story of a family’s journey through a confusing maze of emotions, medical opinions, politics and the life-changing decisions that must be made when a deaf child is born to a hearing couple. It follows a year in the life of four-year-old Thomas Tranchin and the struggle of the producer/director and his family to unlock Thomas’ expressive capacities. It presents clearly and frankly the struggle of the parents to choose a communication mode. The tape is invaluable for hearing families of newly diagnosed deaf children and the professionals who work with them.

Author
Rob Tranchin with Laurie Tranchin, Ginny Martin
Imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, 2013, 1994
Summary

This video series, “ASL for Families” is a set of 5 DVDs composed of 37 lessons designed to correspond with and reference the ASL lessons found in the SKI-HI produced Deaf Mentor Curriculum, which is available but not required. Each lesson features an ASL concept, presentation of vocabulary and practice sentences. The tapes are designed to provide instructional support and practice to families as they learn ASL concepts from their Deaf mentor, but can also be used by anyone learning ASL.

Author
Hope Publishing
Imprint
North Logan, UT : Hope, Inc. : Ski-Hi Institute, 2013, 2003
Summary

Facts about AIDS are presented in an easily understood story format. What is AIDS? How is AIDS acquired? How is AIDS transmitted? What can you do to protect yourself from AIDS? All of these questions and more are addressed in this specially produced program for Deaf people.

Author
Susan Currie-Smith
Imprint
[S.l.] : SCS Productions ; Gallaudet Media [distributor], 2013, 1988
Summary

Various selections of deaf persons, deaf culture and sign language recorded on videotape and film during the 20th century. Selections range from silent films of 1910 to videotapes of the 1980s.

Author
Gallaudet
Imprint
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet College, 2013, 1982
Summary

Practice sentences for receptive skills in ASL:
Unit #1: Time related signs, “wh” question words
Unit #2: Familiar relationship pronomials
Unit #3: Gallaudet related signs, adverbs of time
Unit #4: Departments of instruction, academic related signs
Unit #5: Feeling and attitudinal related signs
Unit #6: Home related signs
Unit #7: Signs related to people, health and appearance

Author
Gallaudet
Imprint
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet Media Distribution, 2013, 1986
Summary

Maureen Tuccelli, a Comprehensively Certified Interpreter, shows you how to sign America the Beautiful and God Bless America in both ASL and in Signed English. A step-by-step approach explains to both the Deaf and interpreters the meaning of the signs used in both versions. A preview of the 2002 Silent Weekend held in Florida is presented at the beginning of the video.

Author
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint
Gainesville, FL : M and M Multi-Media Productions, [2002]
Summary

Historical and archival video/film clips from people, places and events sponsored by the Tennessee School for the Deaf (TSD) in Knoxville, TN and/or its alumni.

Tape 1 28 min.
-Lightning Cartoons by Floyd Gorman
-Winter Snow Scenes at TSD- Feb.15,1936

Tape 2 37 min.
-Odds & Ends (TSD Activities)- 1931,1932, 1934 & 1940
-TSD/KY Game at Centre College Stadium in Danville-Oct. 31,1936
-“Rock of Ages” in ASL by: Mrs. J.B. Chandler of Knoxville

Author
TSD Alumni Association
Imprint
Knoxville, TN : TSD Alumni Association, 1996?, 2013
Summary

Rex Lowman’s series of more than 200 practice paragraph tests are signed with pauses between each paragraph for self-testing of receptive sign language skills. The series provides good practice in reading fingerspelling. A minimum level of proficiency in Signed English is needed to begin the series. Each tape is increasingly more difficult than the previous one.

Answer sheets are available.)

Author
Rex Lowman
Imprint
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University, 2013, 1979
Summary

This video presents information that will help family members of deaf and hard of hearing infants and young children learn some basic hearing aid management skills. Parent advisors describe: the anatomy of the ear, tests given to check levels of hearing, audiograms, functions of the hearing aid, fitting the aid, a daily listening check for the device, establishing full-time usage, care for the aid, and troubleshooting the hearing aid focusing primarily on the problem of acoustic feedback.

Author
Written, directed and produced by the SKI*HI Institute, Department of Communication Disorders
Imprint
Logan, Utah : Hope Inc., 2013, 1993
Title
Summary

A drama in three acts about a deaf-blind man, living on his own for the first time, and his relationships with his hearing mother and a young woman. Adapted from Butterflies are Free by Leonard Gershe.

Author
Don Bangs
Imprint
[Washington, D.C.] : Gallaudet College, 2013, [1983?]
Summary

Maureen Longo Tuccelli, CI, demonstrates and explains vocabulary used in American Government classrooms. Vocabulary include “Checks and Balances, Habeas Corpus, Anarchy, Implied Powers”, etc. You can also use this DVD to teach deaf children vocabulary.

Author
Maureen Longo Tuccelli
Imprint
[Elkton, Fla.] : M and M Multi-Media Productions, [2010?]
Summary

Doug Bullard, deaf author of Islay, tells stories such as “Teaching ASL”, “Interpreters”, “Bear Hunting”, “Life in Alaska”, “Travel Stories”, “History of Women” and “Hitch-hiking”. Stories range from 1 minute to 29 minutes. This is good receptive practice for ASL learners and ITP students.

Author
Douguiya Bullard
Imprint
[Gainesville, Fla.] : M & M MultiMedia, [2008?]
Summary

Paul Jones, a Deaf ASL storyteller, tells three stories with lots of action and details. Taped live at University of Florida’s Deaf ASL Storytelling Festival, Paul Jones moves across the stage and sometimes off screen. This is good receptive practice for ASL learners and ITP students. *People that get queasy easily might suffer motion sickness while watching this DVD.

Author
Paul Jones
Imprint
[Gainesville, Fla.] : M & M MultiMedia, [2008?]
Summary

K-12 and post-secondary interpreter, Maureen Ann Longo, CI, demonstrates and explains signs and their concepts used in the classroom related to Economics. Many of the signs are initialized forms of appropriate ASL glosses.

Author
Dr. Sign
Imprint
[Elkton, Fla.] : M and M Multi-Media Productions, [2010?]
Title
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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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
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]
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.)

Author
Gallaudet University
Imprint
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University, 2013, [199-?]