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Extreame Savings! Up to 46% off on Special Needs at Translate This Website, Page 2. Top brands include Gallaudet University Press, Branden Books, Oberon Books, Missionary Sisters of Service, Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Brand: Harvard University Press, Penguin Books, Brand: Gallaudet University Press, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Brand: Faber n Faber, & The University of North Carolina Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Laurent Clerc: The Story of His Early Years
By Gallaudet University Press
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ean: 9780930323233, isbn: 0930323238,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Laurent Clerc won lasting renown as the deaf teacher who helped Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet establish schools to educate deaf Americans in the 19th century. Now, his character as a young boy growing up in Paris has been captured in the novel Laurent Clerc.In his own voice, Clerc vividly relates the experiences that led to his later progressive teaching methods. Especially influential was his long stay at the Royal National Institute for the Deaf in Paris, where he encountered sharply distinct

Autism: From Tragedy to Triumph
By Branden Books
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ean: 9780828319652, isbn: 0828319650,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
“In this book Julia Crowder describes her efforts in the treatment and education of her son, Drew, who was once diagnosed with Autism. Julia describes, as only a mother can, the fears and confusions parents feel when told that there is something seriously wrong with their young child. In all likelihood, their problem is so severe that it cannot be corrected with available treatments, but they should anticipate and be prepared for the child's life long institutionalization. Julia began her

Alandra's Lilacs: The Story of a Mother and Her Deaf Daughter
By Gallaudet University Press
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ean: 9781563680823, isbn: 1563680823,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
When, in 1968, 19-year-old Tressa Bowers took her baby daughter to an expert on deaf children, he pronounced that Alandra was “stone deaf,” she most likely would never be able to talk, and she probably would not get much of an education because of her communication limitations. Tressa refused to accept this stark assessment of Alandra’s prospects. Instead, she began the arduous process of starting her daughter’s education.Economic need forced Tressa to move several times, and as a

Reasons to be Graeae: A work in progress
By Oberon Books
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ean: 9781786823946, isbn: 1786823942,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Graeae has been a force for change in world-class theatre since it was founded in 1980, placing D/deaf and disabled actors centre stage and challenging preconceptions.A Work In Progress contains the full script of Reasons to be Cheerful, a brief history of the company, analysis and extracts from their previous shows, memories of Graeae from previous collaborators, including Jack Thorne, Jo Clifford, Kaite O’Reilly and Jonathan Meth, and a host of images..

The Silent Book: A Deaf Family and the Disappearing Australian-Irish Sign Language
By Missionary Sisters of Service
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ean: 9780646954943, isbn: 0646954946,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The book tells the story of the author's mother and father as Deaf people in the context of their lives in Victoria, their schooling in New South Wales in the 1920s and their adult lives. She brings to the fore the rural environment that surrounded their lives as children and as adults in rural Australia. Australian-Irish Sign Language was introduced into Australia in the nineteenth century through Sister Gabriel Hogan, a Dominican religious sister who was deaf herself. She was appointed to

Belonging: An Autoethnography of a Life in Sign Language
By Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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ean: 9783034319003, isbn: 3034319002,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
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 stigma, trauma, friendships, relationships, love, isolation and displacement. Using interpretative and reflective analysis, the author explores the storied experience of self and belonging in family and school contexts, providing both personal and

The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language
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mpn: 14 halftones, ean: 9780674010055, isbn: 0674010051,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 176 reviews
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 her life with rapt attention. This girl, all but forgotten today, was the first deaf and blind person ever to learn language.Laura's dark and silent life was transformed when she became the star pupil of the educational crusader Dr. Samuel Gridley

Out of Silence: An Autistic Boy's Journey into Language and Communication
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780140247015, isbn: 0140247017,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
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 obsessive rituals. This mesmerizing and inspiring book follows Ian and his family as they valiantly struggle to restore his speech. But as told by Russell Martin, the acclaimed writer who is also Ian’s uncle, Out of Silence is also a learned and

The Cry of the Gull
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ean: 9781563680861, isbn: 1563680866,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
Traces the life of the deaf French actress and her fight for the rights of other deaf French peopleUsed Book in Good Condition.

The Man Who Lost his Language: A Case of Aphasia Revised Edition
By Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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mpn: 41 ill., ean: 9781843105640, isbn: 9781843105640,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
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, Shelia, followed every available medical trail seeking knowledge of his condition and how he might be restored to health. This revised edition of a classic book includes an additional chapter detailing the latest developments in science and medicine

My Life of Language: A Memoir
By Gallaudet University Press
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ean: 9781944838140, isbn: 9781944838140,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 223 reviews
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 Garden, has served as a guide for parents and educators for over thirty years. Now he tells his personal story of challenges faced and lessons learned, revealing that the critical, guiding factors for him have always been language and successful

Deafness: A Personal Account
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ean: 9780571141951, isbn: 0571141951,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 293 reviews
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 history of deaf education from its beginnings in the 16th century, and ends with an outline of recent developments, such as the Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf and the Audiology Research Unit at Reading.Used Book in Good Condition.

Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson (Caravan Book)
By The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807831557, isbn: 0807831557,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 258 reviews
Junius Wilson (1908-2001) spent seventy-six years at a state mental hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina, including six in the criminal ward. He had never been declared insane by a medical professional or found guilty of any criminal charge. But he was deaf and black in the Jim Crow South. Unspeakable is the story of his life.Using legal records, institutional files, and extensive oral history interviews--some conducted in sign language--Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner piece together the story

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