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Deaf Studies

Learning to Interpret

American Sign Language interpretation involves more than translating words into signs. From his decades of experience as an interpreter educator, Campbell McDermid keenly understands this approach.


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A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
A Shining Beacon
Edited By James McCarthy

A Shining Beacon highlights the first fifty years of the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students: the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. From its early days in 1968 to its fiftieth anniversary, NTID has graduated more than 8,000 alumni and has transformed the education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students forever. Seen through the perspectives of selected contributors, A Shining Beacon illuminates the multifaceted experiences of NTID’s students, faculty and staff.


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New Beginnings:  Acquiring and Living with a Cochlear Implant

Fifteen stories written by deaf/hard of hearing individuals who have had cochlear implants are told within the context of unique histories that are intimate, personal and moving. Readers will gain insight into the personal struggles, challenges, and benefits for those who made the decision to get a cochlear implant. The writers share their process over the decision to obtain an implant as well as the delights and disappointments in hearing with one.


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Moments of Truth, ebook

Withstanding childhood poverty in a migrant farming family and an illness in 1943 at age 11 that left him profoundly deaf, Robert R. Davila persevered to become one of the first deaf persons in history to earn a doctorate. He did so at a time when interpreting in higher education had not yet become a professional support service. Davila worked unfailingly to achieve positions of stature as vice president of Gallaudet University, the president of three major deaf education organizations, and the seeming culmination of his career as the highest appointed deaf official ever in the U.S.


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Moments of Truth, ebook

Withstanding childhood poverty in a migrant farming family and an illness in 1943 at age 11 that left him profoundly deaf, Robert R. Davila persevered to become one of the first deaf persons in history to earn a doctorate. He did so at a time when interpreting in higher education had not yet become a professional support service. Davila worked unfailingly to achieve positions of stature as vice president of Gallaudet University, the president of three major deaf education organizations, and the seeming culmination of his career as the highest appointed deaf official ever in the U.S.


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Moments of Truth, ebook

Withstanding childhood poverty in a migrant farming family and an illness in 1943 at age 11 that left him profoundly deaf, Robert R. Davila persevered to become one of the first deaf persons in history to earn a doctorate. He did so at a time when interpreting in higher education had not yet become a professional support service. Davila worked unfailingly to achieve positions of stature as vice president of Gallaudet University, the president of three major deaf education organizations, and the seeming culmination of his career as the highest appointed deaf official ever in the U.S.


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Tips for Communicating with People who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing
Tips for Communicating with People who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

This brochure contains information on how to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing people in a variety of situations. The publication is designed for people who have little or no knowledge of deafness. Tips for communicating one-to-one, in groups and in work situations are included. Strategies for communicating in writing, on the telephone, through an interpreter and with visual cues are also described.

The brochure contains a vocabulary section that provides a list of terms commonly associated with deafness.

 


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Let's Communicate
Let's Communicate
Let's Communicate

This brochure illustrates 112 basic signs and fingerspelling handshapes used in everyday conversation among individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Also shows strategies for enhancing communication between deaf and hearing people.


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Moments of Truth, Hardcover

Withstanding childhood poverty in a migrant farming family and an illness in 1943 at age 11 that left him profoundly deaf, Robert R. Davila persevered to become one of the first deaf persons in history to earn a doctorate. He did so at a time when interpreting in higher education had not yet become a professional support service. Davila worked unfailingly to achieve positions of stature as vice president of Gallaudet University, the president of three major deaf education organizations, and the seeming culmination of his career as the highest appointed deaf official ever in the U.S.


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Moments of Truth, Hardcover

Withstanding childhood poverty in a migrant farming family and an illness in 1943 at age 11 that left him profoundly deaf, Robert R. Davila persevered to become one of the first deaf persons in history to earn a doctorate. He did so at a time when interpreting in higher education had not yet become a professional support service. Davila worked unfailingly to achieve positions of stature as vice president of Gallaudet University, the president of three major deaf education organizations, and the seeming culmination of his career as the highest appointed deaf official ever in the U.S.


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