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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 469 works in 699 publications in 2 languages and 5,753 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Self-instruction  Poetry  History  Programmed instruction  Sources  Terms and phrases 
Classifications: HV2475, 419.7
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Most widely held works by Sign Media, Inc
The American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates sign language phrases for various topics, including health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, and food
A Basic course in American sign language by Tom Humphries( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four deaf teachers and three hearing students provide a variety of models for the exercises in the text. Conversation tape presents spontaneous, unrehearsed conversations between four deaf adults, discussing such topics as mischievous behaviors of school children, travel experiences, deaf clubs, deaf people in different countries, and name signs
An Introduction to the deaf community ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a basic overview of the culture of Deaf people and American sign language in America. Designed to debunk stereotypes, and provide information about national and international organizations of and for Deaf people
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed to illustrate sentences and vocabulary from chapters 3-17 of Lou Fant's American Sign Language Phrase Book. Presents each sentence twice with English translation between
American sign language a teacher's resource text on grammar and culture by Charlotte Baker( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives guidelines on teaching American sign language and structured activities for classroom without the use of spoken English
An Introduction to American deaf culture by Millard J Bienvenu( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the various aspects of social interaction among deaf people, such as group membership and identity, the use of special vocabulary and some unique values of deaf people
Using your TTY/TDD ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how to set up and use telecommunications devices for the deaf, abbreviations and codes to use on the machine, and discusses phone etiquette
American Sign Language ABC stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video presents deaf people doing "sign play" stories. In this case an ABC story uses letters of the manual alphabet, in alphabetical order, to tell a story
Working with a sign language interpreter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video discusses the role of sign language interpreters- their history, how to work with them in large and small group settings, their national registry, and other things
The preservation of American Sign Language ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eight films are introduced with a biographical introduction to each of the eight signers. A segment of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the historically older signs appearing in the films with contemporary sign
Tales from the green books ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in Sign languages and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language. Falls Church, Va.: Sign Media, Inc., c1980
Fingerspelling practice tapes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes slow and fast signing with proper names, geographic locations, and other useful miscellaneous items
Four for you Fables and fairy tales ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrates the spirit of storytelling and storysigning with true brillance
ASL numbers developing your skills ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the rules and patterns of ASL's complex number systems. Each videotape deals with a category of numbers that will assist viewers in organizing the complex array of number patterns used in ASL. Features explanations and demonstrations of a variety of Deaf models signing numbers in context. Also contains practice drills for viewers to check comprehension and production
An Introduction to American deaf culture values by MJ Bienvenu( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes some of the unique values of deaf people
Poetry in motion original works in ASL by Clayton Valli( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clayton Valli performs his original poems in American Sign Language and explains how and why each was created, the structure and forms used, and the hidden messages contained in each
The preservation of American Sign Language ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Sign languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[C]ontains eight vintage Sign Language performances taken from films in the Gallaudet University Archives ... Each film [includes] a brief biographical sketch of each signer. A portion of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the older signs with contemporary sign formation."--Www.signmedia.com
Poetry in motion Patrick Graybill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patrick Graybill creates and develops his poems in ASL. He presents several of his original poems and a translation of a poem entitled "Not Waving, but Drowning."
An Introduction to American deaf culture group norms by MJ Bienvenu( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses deaf culture and how the deaf interact with the environment
The face of ASL ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series focus on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL. Each tape contains descriptions and demonstrations of facial behavior in context and practice exercises
 
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