9780757000072

Talking With Your Hands, Listening With Your Eyes

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  • ISBN13:

    9780757000072

  • ISBN10:

    075700007X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Square One Pub

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Summary

Grayson makes sign language accessible, easy, and fun with this comprehensive primer to the techniques, words, and phrases of signing. 800 illustrative photos.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
The Models x
Preface xiii
How to Use This Book xv
Introduction 1(6)
What Causes Deafness?
7(1)
The Telecommunications Relay Service
8(1)
The Basics
9(14)
Readings About Deaf Culture
21(2)
Conversing---Common & Polite Phrases
23(28)
Baby Talk
25(8)
The Missing Articles
33(16)
The Pause That Refreshes
49(1)
Assisted Listening
50(1)
Pronouns, People, & Relationships
51(20)
Helen Keller
59(5)
Growing Up With Deaf Parents
64(7)
Actions
71(38)
When Actions Speak Louder Than Words
72(32)
Alexander Graham Bell
104(5)
Home & Clothing
109(18)
Feeling at Home in a World Without Sound
110(6)
How Do Deaf People Use the Telephone?
116(1)
How Do Deaf People Watch Television?
117(10)
Mealtime & Food
127(22)
The Rise of Hearing Loss Among Young People
132(17)
Numbers, Math Terms, Quantity & Money
149(24)
Days of the Week & Time
173(14)
Seasons, Animals, Nature & Weather
187(24)
Hearing Ear Dogs for the Deaf
192(2)
Internet Users Go Bananas for Koko
194(14)
Understanding Usher's Syndrome
208(2)
Alerting the Hard of Hearing About the Weather
210(1)
School & Education
211(12)
Building Brain Power With Sign Language
214(7)
How Do Hearing Tests Work?
221(1)
Websites to Rely On
222(1)
Careers, Jobs & the Workplace
223(20)
Marlee Matlin
224(1)
Ludwig van Beethoven
225(1)
Technology Opens Career Doors
226(4)
Becoming a Sign Language Interpreter
230(1)
Ear Cell Transplants
231(11)
The Warmth and Openness of the Deaf
242(1)
Sports & Leisure
243(14)
William Hoy
244(2)
In the Huddle
246(7)
The USA Deaf Sports Federation
253(1)
The National Theater of the Deaf
254(2)
The World of the Deaf in Movies
256(1)
Location, Direction & Travel
257(18)
Is Sign Language Universal?
268(5)
Redefining ``Disability''---Deafness on Martha's Vineyard
273(1)
Heather Whitestone
274(1)
Cities, States, Countries, & Governments
275(18)
Gestuno: The ``International'' Sign Language
278(1)
Where Are You?
279(3)
Body Language: A Cultural Perspective
282(5)
How Many Languages Are Spoken in the World?
287(3)
The Americans With Disabilities Act
290(3)
The Body & Health
293(20)
The Ear and Hearing
297(6)
Cochlear Implants
303(2)
The Importance of Early Detection of Hearing Impairment
305(5)
What Is Tinnitus?
310(3)
Religion & Holidays
313(12)
Descriptions, Thoughts & Emotions
325(36)
Is There a Sign for Every English Word?
339(17)
Dream a Little Dream
356(5)
Index 361

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