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  • Directions in Sign Language Acquisitionby Gary Morgan; Bencie Woll

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 143.00

    As the first book of its kind, this volume with contributions from many well known scholars brings together some of the most recent original work on sign language acquisition in children learning a variety of different signed languages (i.e., Brazilian Sign Language, American SL, SL of the Netherlands, British SL, SL of Nicaragua, and Italian SL).... more...

  • Sign Language Acquisitionby Anne Baker; Bencie Woll

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00

    In this paper we discuss the mixed language input of four deaf mothers and the mixed output of their three deaf and three hearing children. Taking a strict definition of code-mixing (as defined by Muysken 2000) we find that the deaf mothers mainly use a form of code-mixing, or mixed code-blending, called congruent lexicalization, which results in a... more...

  • Sign Language in Indo-Pakistanby Ulrike Zeshan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 143.00

    To find a suitable framework for the description of a previously undocumented language is all the more challenging in the case of a signed language. In this book, for the first time, an indigenous Asian sign language used in deaf communities in India and Pakistan is described on all linguistically relevant levels. This grammatical sketch aims at providing... more...

  • Signs of Sharingby Sue Rakow; Carol Carptenter

    Charles C Thomas 1993; US$ 65.95

    SIGNS OF SHARING is a unique set of materials that provides educators whose responsibilities include the integration of hearing-impaired children, with a multifaceted tool to teach sign language and deaf awareness. Included is an initial section on mainstreaming deaf children in regular classrooms which is followed by a section on deaf awareness that... more...

  • Practical Aural Habilitationby Pratibha Srinivasan

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 57.95

    This book is intended for therapists and educators who work with hearing-impaired children and it deals with the development of spoken language in these children. What sets this book apart is that it is a practical, step-by-step guide to formulating and implementing a systematic and effective program tailored to the needs of each child. In this task,it... more...

  • Working with Visually Impaired Young Studentsby Ellen Trief

    Charles C Thomas 1998; US$ 42.95

    The purpose of this guide is to offer a curriculum model to preschool programs that provides services to visually impaired 3 to 5 year olds. Chapter 1 emphasizes the need for psychological evaluations to establish the preschooler's cognitive and intellectual level of functioning. Chapter 2 addresses the basic pre-braille concepts that preschoolers... more...

  • A Quarter-Century of Normalization and Social Role Valorizationby Robert J. Flynn; Raymond Lemay

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 16.99

    During the late 1960s, Normalization and Social Role Valorization (SRV) enabled the widespread emergence of community residential options and then provided the philosophical climate within which educational integration, supported employment, and community participation were able to take firm root. This book is unique in tracing the evolution and impact... more...

  • Blindnessby Moshe Barasch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    This is a remarkable study of how Western culture has represented blindness, especially in that most visual of arts, painting. Moshe Barasch draws upon not only the span of art history from antiquity to the eighteenth century but also the classical and biblical traditions that underpin so much of artistic representation: Blind Homer, the healing ... more...

  • Sensory Awareness and Social Workby Michelle Evans; Andrew Whittaker

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 27.00

    A social worker's guide to working with sensory-impaired people including children and adults. more...

  • Newly Qualified Social Workers: A Handbook for Practiceby Mr Keith Brown; Steven Keen; Ms Diane Galpin; Ivan Lincoln Gray; Professor Jonathan Parker

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 39.00

    The first year of practice can be the most challenging for newly qualified social workers. This book takes a practical look at the transition from student to practitioner and covers applying for a first post and managing the first years of practice, including specific guidance on topics such as induction, supervision and Post-Qualifying awards. Also... more...