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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 412 works in 719 publications in 2 languages and 5,524 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Phrase books  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Self-instruction  History  Programmed instructional materials  Instructional films  Documentary films  Film clips 
Roles: prn, fds
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 548 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 )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four deaf teachers and three hearing students provide a variety of models for the exercises in the text
An Introduction to the deaf community( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 169 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
An Introduction to American deaf culture by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 121 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
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 104 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
Using your TTY/TDD( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 92 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 )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 83 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
American sign language a teacher's resource text on grammar and culture by Charlotte Baker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives guidelines on teaching American sign language and structured activities for classroom without the use of spoken English
Tales from the green books( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language. Falls Church, Va.: Sign Media, Inc., c1980
Interpreters on interpreting( Visual )

25 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New, continuing series of unrehearsed panel discussions covering the subject of sign language interpretation
Fingerspelling practice tapes( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes slow and fast signing with proper names, geographic locations, and other useful miscellaneous items
The preservation of American Sign Language( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 68 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
Working with a sign language interpreter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 62 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Sign languages and held by 54 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
ASL numbers developing your skills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 52 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
Poetry in motion Patrick Graybill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 52 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."
Deaf-blind communication and community by Teresa Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theresa Smith, known for her work in preparing interpreters to work with deaf-blind individuals, provides a glimpse into the multi-faceted deaf-blind community. Among the topics discussed are individual communicative differences and preferences, becoming involved in the community, and setting limits
Fairy tale classics from Four for you & High five!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy tales told in sign language
An Introduction to American deaf culture values by MJ Bienvenu( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the unique values of deaf people
The face of ASL( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 45 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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The American Sign Language phrase book
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A Basic course in American sign languageAmerican sign language phrase book