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Belonging: An Autoethnography of a Life in Sign Language
ean: 9783034319003, isbn: 3034319002,
This book weaves intensely personal and evocative stories into a layered autoethnographic text about the author’s experience of childhood deafness, sign language and education. Interwoven with the performative narrative are powerful stories of stig...
The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language
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mpn: 14 halftones, ean: 9780674010055, isbn: 0674010051,
In the mid-nineteenth century, Laura Bridgman, a young child from New Hampshire, became one of the most famous women in the world. Philosophers, theologians, and educators hailed her as a miracle, and a vast public followed the intimate details of he...
A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family
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mpn: 9780060914257, ean: 9780060914257, isbn: 0060914254,
From the time she was a toddler, Lou Ann Walker was the ears and voice for her deaf parents. Their family life was warm and loving, but outside the home, they faced a world that misunderstood and often rejected them....
He Walks Like a Cowboy: One Man's Journey Through Life With a Disability
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ean: 9780595471683, isbn: 0595471684,
In any one lifetime, part of the work of living is to go from figuring out what you got dealt, to accepting it. Learning to wield your unique situation to best get your point across. I have found through my life lived with a physical challenge that t...
Out of Silence: An Autistic Boy's Journey into Language and Communication
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ean: 9780140247015, isbn: 0140247017,
Ian Drummond spoke his first words at the age of eighteen months. In the days and then years that followed, there would be no others. Diagnosed as autistic, he fell into a world of silence, his life shaped by sudden screaming, inexplicable fears, and...
The Man Who Lost his Language: A Case of Aphasia Revised Edition
mpn: 41 ill., ean: 9781843105640, isbn: 1843105640,
The Man who Lost His Language is a unique exploration of aphasia - losing the ability to use or comprehend words - as well as of the resilience of love.When Sir John Hale suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk, write or speak, his wife, Sheli...
My Life of Language: A Memoir
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ean: 9781944838140, isbn: 1944838147,
Paul W. Ogden has dedicated his life to educating young deaf and hard of hearing people and raising awareness of what it means to be deaf in a hearing world. He has taught and mentored a generation of teachers, and his classic volume, The Silent Gard...
Deafness: A Personal Account
ean: 9780571141951, isbn: 0571141951,
This is an account of David Wright's early education at a school for the deaf, and subsequent university career at Oxford, where he was a contemporary of Sidney Keyes, Keith Douglas, John Heath-Stubbs and Dom Mintoff. The second part traces the histo...
Gaby Brimmer: An Autobiography in Three Voices (HBI Series on Jewish Women)
ean: 9781584657583, isbn: 1584657588,
Gabriela Brimmer (1947-2000), born with cerebral palsy, communicated largely by typing with her left foot on an electric typewriter, and by using that foot to point at letters and numbers on an "alphabet board" at the base of her wheelchair. Raised b...
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