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Natural Language, Computer-Assisted Learning and Language-Impaired Children By Robert Ward
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This is a scanned copy of a thesis successfully submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Psychology, University of Hull, U.K. in 1987. We learn language by using it.... More > Interaction with others through language is essential for normal language development. Children with delayed or impaired language may therefore benefit from additional experience of interacting through language in structured situations. This thesis explores how computers might help provide this experience. It reports a project in which programs were developed to hold written dialogues about screen objects, and observed in use by deaf and other language-impaired children. This version is published through www.lulu.com who should be able to supply it at the best price, and from where it can also be downloaded more cheaply in electronic form.< Less
Natural Language, Computer-Assisted Learning and Language-Impaired Children By Robert Ward
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This is a scanned copy of a thesis successfully submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Psychology, University of Hull, U.K. in 1987. We learn language by using it.... More > Interaction with others through language is essential for normal language development. Children with delayed or impaired language may therefore benefit from additional experience of interacting through language in structured situations. This thesis explores how computers might help provide this experience. It reports a project in which programs were developed to hold written dialogues about screen objects, and observed in use by deaf and other language-impaired children. This version is published through www.lulu.com who should be able to supply it at the best price, and from where it can also be downloaded more cheaply in electronic form.< Less
A Sorry Stick of a Man, Indeed ... And Other Short Essays on Deafness By Tom Willard
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Tom Willard has been writing about the deaf community for 25 years. This collection, selected mostly from his work as editor of the national newspapers “Silent News” and... More > “Newswaves,” offers a unique look at the issues and concerns of the American deaf community. Willard writes about advertisers who don’t caption their TV commercials, businesses that ignore their TTY phone lines for the deaf, Hollywood producers who hire hearing actors for deaf roles, hotels that disregard the Americans with Disabilities Act, relay operators who lack common sense and much more, in a book that is both entertaining and educational. At times funny, sad, thought-provoking, maddening and more, “A Sorry Stick of a Man” is perfect for students of deaf culture, sign language and interpreting and ideal for parents of deaf children, offering a rare glimpse into one of America’s most mysterious and misunderstood cultures.< Less
A Sorry Stick of a Man, Indeed ... And Other Short Essays on Deafness By Tom Willard
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Tom Willard has been writing about the deaf community for 25 years. This collection, selected mostly from his work as editor of the national newspapers “Silent News” and... More > “Newswaves,” offers a unique look at the issues and concerns of the American deaf community. Willard writes about advertisers who don’t caption their TV commercials, businesses that ignore their TTY phone lines for the deaf, Hollywood producers who hire hearing actors for deaf roles, hotels that disregard the Americans with Disabilities Act, relay operators who lack common sense and much more, in a book that is both entertaining and educational. At times funny, sad, thought-provoking, maddening and more, “A Sorry Stick of a Man” is perfect for students of deaf culture, sign language and interpreting and ideal for parents of deaf children, offering a rare glimpse into one of America’s most mysterious and misunderstood cultures.< Less
Just Like Me By LaChanda M. Strait
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Just Like Me, teaches children that despite the differences in themselves and others that they are still capable of having fun, and interacting within their abilities.
Look Back for Love: Four Historical Romance Novellas By Doreen Milstead
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The English Woman Who Loved Cats - A woman from Liverpool with an enormous talent for painting and a huge love of cats decides to go to Bakersfield California and become the wife of a farmer, even... More > though she is very young PLUS The Detective & His Mail Order Bride - A mail order bride travels to Wichita, Kansas, to become wife of a detective. Immediately thrown into a murder mystery, they form a strong partnership, but it’s tested as they begin to gather clues about the case PLUS The Healer – A widow is left all alone in the wagon train that she and her husband were traveling in, but finds a way to overcome the odds of survival and help others, when she becomes the healer of the group and is able to affect many lives PLUS The Organ Playing Mail Order Bride - When a sheriff finds that he needs someone to help take care of his two children after his wife dies, he never thought that he’d get an organ playing non-believer like the woman who arrived on his doorstep one day.< Less
Deaf Beneath By Libby Lael
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An inside look at the failing Deaf program, as well as the consequences of long term damage from the Least Restrictive Environment Mandate. The focus is on several deaf students, and Emma, the star... More > character of the need for L.R.E. mandate reform. Real life situational cases were observed and several problematic issues, especially within the public school system and their inclusive program, were addressed. An excerpt from Deaf Beneath -- A tip for primary caretakers: I.D.E.A. favors the whole placement of a child, rather than the educational aspect for the child alone. To maximize deaf children’s education, apply the law section 504 and register A.S.L. as the students’ primary language on the I.E.P. This clause will force the school to hire certified and educated A.S.L. interpreters.< Less
Daddy's Not Afraid of the Dark By Millie Fullwood
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A young girl tells what her life is like with her father who is blind. This educational book teaches children how persons who are blind or visually impaired cope and compensate for the loss of sight... More > through technologies.< Less
The Voice of the Shaking Mountain By Pete Tobias
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According to Jewish tradition, all generations of Jews stood at the foot of Mount Sinai to hear God speaking. We recall that moment at the festival of Shavu’ot. But what if you couldn’t... More > hear? The Voice of the Shaking Mountain tells the story of what it was like to be a young hearing-impaired girl standing at Sinai. Through her explanation of how it is possible to hear the voice of God in many different ways, we might also learn to appreciate that there is a difference between hearing and really listening.< Less
Beast By Angoleiro Angoleiro
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Lori Dutch is an educator who teaches hearing-impaired children at a special-needs school. After she wakes up from a nightmare, she begins her day as normal – but something is very wrong... ... More > Night falls and Lori is saddled with the unexpected responsibility of making sure that one of her students gets home safely. Nothing is as it seems and Lori struggles to keep things together. Can she survive the night or, will everything fall apart?< Less

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