Resources (click on images or underlined text to go to the links.)
Resources for Parents
Another resource for families and people in general is Deaf Children and Signing. This site is published by the author of the novel, Mindfield, John F. Egbert. The website offers a sort of primer on deafness, hard of hearing and American Sign Language.
SignOn Friends like Me is a new subscription service within the SignOn Platform that promotes social language and peer to peer companionship in small groups. Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) children connect with 2-3 other DHH children under the guidance of one of our DHH Adult Mentors. Through a live, two-way video session, Friends Like Me provides fun social learning experiences for DHH children around the country
Best-selling children’s books performed in American Sign Language, by ASL masters Peter Cook and Keith Wann.
Popular children’s books are brought to life by original music, voice, and sign language. This series helps all children appreciate the richness of visual language and teaches hearing and deaf children basic American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary.
Resources for Learning American Sign Language (ASL)
Dr. Vicars offers an entire online course for free! You can also opt for college units for a fee. Here's a sample video from his home page.
Here's the link for his website: http://www.lifeprint.com/
Resources for Professionals
Hands and Wrists: Learning American Sign Language. This is a resource article that focuses on describing ASL, and offers a wide variety of resources for learning ASL.
This publication is produced by Gallaudet University. Each publication features a particular theme and relates it to deaf education. This publication is also recommended for both professionals and parents.
Books you might enjoy:
The Silent Garden by Dr. Paul Ogden
by Dr. Gina Oliva
Deaf Like Me by Drs. Thomas Spradely and James Spradley
Turning the Tide and Alone in the Mainstream by Gina A. Oliva
Resources for Interpreters
The above image is from the Facebook page for the Interpreters Guild. To check out the group use this link: https://www.facebook.com/InterpreterGuild?fref=ts
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