Told through a series of quirky, irreverent short stories and letters home during the early 1980s, The Deaf Heart chronicles a year in the life of Dempsey “Max” McCall, a Deaf biomedical photography resident at a teaching hospital on the island of Galveston, Texas.
Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research
Selected Papers from the First International Symposium
Brenda Nicodemus and
This first-of-its-kind volume contains ten papers from the 2013 International Symposium on Signed Language Interpreting and Translation Research that document current research on critical areas in interpretation and translation studies.
It’s a Small World
International Deaf Spaces and Encounters
Michele Friedner and
This volume profiles the fascinating and, at times, controversial concept of deaf-same and its influence on deaf spaces locally and globally. All together, the 23 chapters in this book provide an understanding of how sameness and difference are powerful yet contested categories in deaf worlds.
Psychological and Psychoeducational Assessment of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Adolescents
Margery S. Miller, Tania N. Thomas-Presswood, Kurt Metz, and Jennifer Lukomski
This is an essential resource for educators and school psychologists working with deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents. Covering such critical areas as the role of parents in the assessment process and nonverbal methods for assessing intelligence, the text concludes with recommendations for the development of valid and reliable tests for all students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Linguistic, Usage, and Status Issues
Rachel Rosenstock and
International Sign (IS) is widely used among deaf people and interpreters at international events, but what exactly is it, what are its linguistic features, where does its lexicon come from, and how is it used at interpreted events? This groundbreaking collection is the first volume to provide answers to these questions.
Mental Health Services for Deaf People
Treatment Advances, Opportunities, and Challenges
Benito Estrada Aranda and
This volume collects the very best research presented at the Fifth World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness, which took place in Monterrey, Mexico, in 2012. The eighteen international contributors represent the pioneers of mental health and deafness services in their respective countries and provide in-depth analysis of the specific challenges and treatment options in providing mental healthcare to deaf people.