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ASL Monologues
Summary: 

ASL Monologues '90: Julia Childs, Schools, Illiteracy, Skiing and Senior Citizens. Monologues '91: Coaching Basketball, Name Change, Potpourri, My Job Ordeal, Artists and Curried Goat. Monologues '92: Drop Out Rate of Deaf Students, English Class Use of Overhead Projectors, Office of Student Life, Bike Across America, Outward Bound, the Hard of Hearing Fourth Grader and The Interfacing of After-school Activities.

Author: 
National Clearinghouse of Rehab Materials, Gallaudet University
Imprint: 
Washington DC: Gallaudet University, 1992
Sign Language Instructions for Law Enforcement Officials
Summary: 

Basic signs and law-enforcement related signs are presented. Practice sentences are also given in a Pidgin Sign Format. Designed as a training aid to improve communication between officers and deaf citizens. Part 2: Medical Signs II; Vocabulary Quiz; Police Signs; Parking & Traffic Enforcement, I & II; Descriptions I. Part 3: Verbs II; Time Sings, I & II; Miscellaneous; Sentences I. Part 4: Sentences IV, V, VI and Quizzes.

Author: 
Gallaudet University
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University, 1980
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
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
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
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
Telling Stories
Summary: 

Using symbols and myths drawn from the struggles between the world of the deaf and the world of the hearing, this nonverbal, gestural play fascinates audiences regardless of their knowledge of deafness or sign language. An original production of the Gallaudet Theater Arts Department.

Author: 
Gallaudet TV, Film & Photography
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University, c1989
Interview Bloopers
Summary: 

Interview Bloopers: A Comical Look at Interviewing Deaf Applicants-Demonstrates common errors people make when using an interpreter and interaction with a deaf person during an interview. This is done using a situation role play followed by a discussion of the inappropriate behaviors presented (1983)

The New Interview Bloopers - This lighthearted videotape is designed for hearing managers and supervisors who will be performing an employment interview with a deaf person and interpreter for the first time. It is also useful for people who have questions about what is or is not legal when soliciting information and for helping professionals understand the feelings a deaf person may have during an improper interview (1995)

Author: 
Gallaudet University Career Center
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet College Television, 1983, 1995
Deaf Folklore
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Summary: 

Deaf anthropologist Simon Carmel lectures at Gallaudet College on Deaf culture, including jokes, sign lore, legends and heroes. NOTE: The tapes were shot in a classroom under less than ideal conditions. While they are easily comprehensible, the picture contrast is low.

Author: 
Gallaudet College Television
Imprint: 
[Washington, D.C.] : Gallaudet College Television, 2013, 1980
Welcome Aboard & The Invisible Barrier
Summary: 

Welcome Aboard: Gives practical suggestions to teachers for modifying techniques to include deaf students in classes and answers many general questions about deafness.

The Invisible Barrier: This videotape presents some of the problems, frustrations and pleasures in the day of a deaf professional couple coping with the hearing world. The point is made that both deaf and hearing people must work to overcome the resistance and ignorance of hearing people. Deaf people can do anything, except hear! The captioning is for hearing audiences who don’t understand sign language.

Author: 
Gallaudet College
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet, 2013, 1978
King Midas in American Sign Language
Summary: 

The story of King Midas and his golden touch is retold by Mike Lamitola. He first shows and explains key signs used in the story along with their English vocabulary words. Then, ten selected sentences illustrated in the *companion book, King Midas, are shown so that young viewers can learn and recognize them. These introductory parts will help the young viewers understand and appreciate the story of King Midas that Mike performs during the final part of the tape.

Author: 
Gallaudet College
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 2013, 1990
Introduction to American Sign Language
Summary: 

A nationally known leader in the Deaf community, Petra Horn Rose, explains and demonstrates basic features of American Sign Language including time and temporal aspects, facial expressions, active voice, classifiers, loan signs, questions, pronouns, plurals, incorporation, directionality, topicalization, sight line, and sign repetition.

Author: 
HOPE, Inc.
Imprint: 
Logan, Utah : Utah State University ; Distributed by HOPE, Inc., 2013, 1999
Come Sign With Us
Summary: 

This tape demonstrates the 20 lessons and some of the activities in the book Come Sign With Us. It is a useful beginning instructional sign language tape for hearing children (aged 10 and up) and teachers. Facial expression, fingerspelling, animals, sports, food, and color signs are among the lessons taught.

Author: 
Gallaudet University Press
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2013, 199?
Conceptual Accuracy in Idioms
Summary: 

Marietta Patchin presents an explanation of and a demonstration on how to sign many English words and idioms into conceptually accurate American Sign Language. At the end of the video, she presents some ASL idioms and their meaning, then gives some tips for developing conceptual accuracy in signing.

Author: 
Dr. Michael Tuccelli
Imprint: 
Orange Park, Fla.: Florida First Coast Signing Video Productions, 2013, 1998
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
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
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
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
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
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
Get Real!
Summary: 

Has the interpreting world ever driven you nuts? Have you ever been frustrated with the people, the job, the life we lead as sign language interpreters? Have you ever felt like you were the only interpreter who has made mistakes? Join Samantha as she explores the field of interpreting and analyzes the positive and negative choices she and others have made along the way. This book is a raw look at what happens inside the hearts and minds of interpreters, and a crazy look at what can happen on the job. It challenges members of our field to break many of the cycles which have entangled us, and offers some reminders of truths many interpreters have forgotten. Get REAL! is sarcastic, comedic, and thought provoking, and if you let it, it will grow and challenge you to be the best interpreter you can be.

Author: 
Terzis, Samantha
Imprint: 
Franklin, TN: Samantha Terzis, c2013

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