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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
Computer-Assisted Language Learning for Deaf Children: a natural language interface system By Robert Ward
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Originally a dissertation for the degree of Master of Science in the Department of Computation, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), U.K., 1981. This is a scanned... More > copy of the original, January 2010. The dissertation specifies a set of computer programs to allow learners to interact with a computer through written language. It sets out the computational foundations for an approach later investigated in a Ph.D. thesis, “Natural Language, Computer-Assisted Learning and Language-Impaired Children”, by the same author, at the Department of Psychology, University of Hull, U.K., in 1987.< Less
Computer-Assisted Language Learning for Deaf Children: a natural language interface system By Robert Ward
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Originally a dissertation for the degree of Master of Science in the Department of Computation, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), U.K., 1981. This is a scanned... More > copy of the original, January 2010. The dissertation specifies a set of computer programs to allow learners to interact with a computer through written language. It sets out the computational foundations for an approach later investigated in a Ph.D. thesis, “Natural Language, Computer-Assisted Learning and Language-Impaired Children”, by the same author, at the Department of Psychology, University of Hull, U.K., in 1987.< 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.
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
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
Emma and The Three Bears By Kate Nethery
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Every story has two sides and each side of this book represents a different perspective on the same story. “FLIPS” tells familiar children’s stories from two perspectives, allowing... More > children the opportunity to better recognize theory of mind, or the ability to understand others’ thoughts and behaviors. This book was created as a narrative-based intervention tool to teach theory of mind to children with Specific Language Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders. By providing opportunities for the use of mental state terms and perspective-taking strategies, clinicians, teachers, and parents alike can support their child’s theory of mind development and social communication abilities. In addition, strategies to support theory of mind with alignment to the Common Core State Standards are included within the center of the book for use in therapy, the classroom, or at home.< Less
Spell Check—So What? Spelling Puns and Poems by Two Brothers By Stoney Stonebraker
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Spell Check—So What? Spelling Poems and Puns by Two Brothers is a collection of poems written by Stoney Stonebraker and puns on the art of spelling written by Miles J. Stonebraker. The puns... More > written by Miles are helpful tips for the spelling impaired and those with spellaphobia. There are many aphorisms that play with the English language and explore how the language is interpreted and spelled. Stoney Stonebraker quirky and funny poems explore memories of NYC, a silly monkey, Serenity and perfection. Stoney admits to being a lousy speller in the past. He is amazed that he has overcome his “spelling impairment.” No longer handicapped by this problem Stoney now finds humor in the subject. Stoney and his brother, Jay are in “sync” when it comes to a mutual interest in the subject of spelling impairment. Stoney started writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction books in the 1990s. Stoney is a writer and publisher based in Boulder, Colorado.< Less

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