Edna Edith Sayers and
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney (1791 – 1865) was an internationally known poet, the author of fifty-six books, and some two thousand magazine articles. This book focuses on Sigourney’s experience in the nascent American Deaf Community through her poems and prose pieces.
My Life with Kangaroos
A Deaf Woman’s Remarkable Story
Doris Herrmann was born deaf in 1933 near Basel, Switzerland, and later became blind. Her childhood fascination with kangaroos led her to repeated travels to Australia in her adult years, where she eventually became a respected researcher on the behaviour of her beloved marsupials.
Sign Language Acquisition by Deaf and Hearing Children
A Bilingual Introductory Digital Course
Deborah Chen Pichler, Marlon Kuntze, Diane Lillo-Martin, Ronice Müller de Quadros, and Marianne Rossi Stumpf
This digital text provides a thorough introductory course on sign language acquisition, explaining the universal properties of first language acquisition, including patterns common to both signed and spoken languages. It includes 12 chapters signed in ASL with voiceover, a PDF file of the full written text presented in the video frames, glossary, and a complete reference list.
Service Learning in Interpreter Education
Strategies for Extending Student Involvement in the Deaf Community
This book introduces and develops the concept of service learning as a tool for re-centering the Deaf community in interpreter education for the purpose of extending student involvement beyond field experience such as internship or practicum.
On the Beat of Truth
A Hearing Daughter’s Stories of Her Black Deaf Parents
Maxine Childress Brown
Brown, the oldest of three hearing daughters born to deaf, working class parents, tells stories of her parents’ youth, their tenacious work ethic, their incredible pride of family, their interactions with the deaf African American and white communities, and the suffering they endured living in a hearing world.