This DVD is designed to lead the viewer through seven sections to improve and accelerate mastery of reading fingerspelled words as a whole unit, forming fingerspelled words fluidly and accurately, and anticipating fingerspelled words based on context. An accompanying booklet is available upon request. This is not a beginning level DVD.
This two-video set accompanies the book "The National Curriculum - An Introduction to Working and Socializing with People Who are Deaf-Blind" published by Northwestern Connecticut Community. The project is a collection of information compiled by leaders in the field of deaf-blindness. The videos provide a full semester class for interpreting students who will work with Deaf-Blind persons.
Showcases the original works of Deaf poet Ella Mae Lentz. This native-daughter of the Deaf community gives expression to personal and social observations in American sign Language presenting some of her more memorable poems. Students and admirers of ASL Literature benefit from a voiced-over explanation give by Ms. Lentz of each selection which precedes each poem permitting viewers to fully appreciate the nuances and messages contained in the performance....
Bernard Braggs' series of stories of his life and career--growing up as a deaf child in a deaf family, working with Marcel Marceau, developing the sign-mime theater, and helping to found the National Theatre of the Deaf. Based on his fascinating autobiography, Lessons in laughter, Bragg's memories are amusing, painful, outrageous and above all, inspiring to Deaf and hearing persons alike.