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For hearing people only : answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the deaf community, its culture, and the "deaf reality"

Author: Matthew S Moore; Linda Levitan
Publisher: Rochester, New York : Deaf Life Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"In a handy question-and-answer format, For Hearing People Only addresses some of the most commonly asked questions about deaf people, their community and their language. The 4th edition has been expanded into two volumes—containing more content than ever! The For Hearing People Only 4th Edition is almost double the size as the previous edition! That means more questions, more answers and more content. It has been  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew S Moore; Linda Levitan
ISBN: 9780970587602 0970587600
OCLC Number: 952495121
Notes: "Here, in a handy question-and-answer format, are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about deaf people, their community, and their language. Concise, easy-to-read, designed for those with no prior background. For Hearing People Only makes a formidably complex subject accessible. Each chapter can be read as an independent unit. This is the first book of its kind--written especially for laypeople who are curious about deaf people, and would like to separate truth from stereotype, fact from misconception, reality from myth"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Deaf life.
Responsibility: by Matthew S. Moore and Linda Levitan, (Co-Editors-in-Chief), DEAF LIFE ; with a foreword by Harlan Lane, author of When the Mind Hears: A History of the Deaf and the Mask of Benevolence: Disabling the Deaf Community.

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"In a handy question-and-answer format, For Hearing People Only addresses some of the most commonly asked questions about deaf people, their community and their language. The 4th edition has been expanded into two volumes—containing more content than ever! The For Hearing People Only 4th Edition is almost double the size as the previous edition! That means more questions, more answers and more content. It has been expanded into two volumes, and reflects changes in technology and telecommunications. Concise, easy-to-read and designed for those with no prior background, For Hearing People Only makes a formidably complex subject accessible. Each chapter can be read as an independent unit. This is the first book of its kind—written especially for laypeople who are curious about deaf people, and would like to separate truth from stereotype, fact from misconception, reality from myth. For Hearing People Only makes a good introductory or supplemental text for Deaf studies or signing and interpreter students."--Harris Communications website, http://www.harriscomm.com/for-hearing-people-only-4th-edition.html, accessed 06/29/2016.

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