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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05
This book offers a readable, comprehensive summary including everything a parent or teacher would want to know about growing up deaf. Marschark studies topics ranging from what it means to be deaf and the uniqueness of Deaf culture to the medical causes of early hearing loss; from technological aids for the deaf to the many ways that the environment... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
This book is a comprehensive guide to the questions and challenges involved in raising and educating a deaf child. The second edition will bring readers up to date on some of the dramatic changes that have happened in the field over the past eight years, including Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, cochlear implants, increasing emphasis on inclusive... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67
Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued seriously and with great care, frequently proved fruitless, and often only resulted in passionate arguments over the efficacy of particular approaches. Although some... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
Too often, decisions on how to best support deaf and hard-of-hearing children in developing language and academic skills are made based on incorrect or incomplete information. No matter how well-intentioned, decisions grounded in opinions, beliefs, or value judgments are insufficient to guide practice. Instead, we need to take advantage of relevant,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33
How can parents and teachers most effectively support the language development and academic success of deaf and hard-of-hearing children? Will using sign language interfere with learning spoken language? Should deaf children be placed in classrooms with hearing children? Are traditional methods of teaching subjects such as reading and math to hearing... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
Teaching Deaf Learners asserts that the education of deaf learners profits from an ecological approach to learning and teaching. What is known about the characteristics of deaf learners implies that teaching deaf learners should not be the same as teaching their hearing peers. Appropriate teacher education is of crucial importance given the increasing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This edited volume picks up where Psychological Perspectives on Deafness, Volume 1 ended. Composed of review chapters that reflect cutting-edge views from well-known international researchers within the field, this book surveys issues within the field of deafness, such as cognition, learning disabilities, social development, language development,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
Language development, and the challenges it can present for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have long been a focus of research, theory, and practice in D/deaf studies and deaf education. Over the past 150 years, advances in the acquisition and development of language competencies and skills have been increasing rapidly. This volume addresses... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Deaf Cognition examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. Marschark and Hauser have brought together scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact, to share their ideas and create this book. It contributes to the science of learning by describing and testing theories that might either over or underestimate... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
The contributors to this volume are leading scholars and researchers of the acquisition and development of sign languages. The authors provide cogent summaries of what is known about early gestural development, interactive processes adapted to visual communication, and the processes of semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic development in sign. They... more...