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The Secret

Author: Dennis CokelyPatrick GraybillJanet WeinstockFreda NormanGilbert C EastmanAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, ©1993.
Series: When the mind hears, 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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This film concerns the history of the false education of deaf people. Focus is upon oralism, the concept that the only proper route for educating deaf students is oral instruction. A central figure in the oralist controversy is Jacob Rodrigue Pereire. He claimed to have a secret method for teaching deaf children to speak. This episode is "a record of the efforts of hearing people to supplant the language of the deaf  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Jacob Rodrigues Pereira; Charles-Michel de L'Epee; Jacob Rodrigues Pereira
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Cokely; Patrick Graybill; Janet Weinstock; Freda Norman; Gilbert C Eastman; Laurent Clerc; Harlan L Lane; Sign Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 29404807
Notes: Signed with voices for the hearing.
Based on Harlan Lane's book, "When the mind hears."
Subtitle on container: A history of the deaf.
"Series told from the vantage point of Laurent Clerc"--Cassette container.
Credits: Director, Dennis Cokely.
Performer(s): Studio host, Gilbert Eastman ; narrators, Patrick Graybill, Janet Weinstock, Freda Norman.
Description: 1 videocassette (33 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: When the mind hears, 5.
Other Titles: History of the deaf
When the mind hears,
Responsibility: Sign Media Inc.

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This film concerns the history of the false education of deaf people. Focus is upon oralism, the concept that the only proper route for educating deaf students is oral instruction. A central figure in the oralist controversy is Jacob Rodrigue Pereire. He claimed to have a secret method for teaching deaf children to speak. This episode is "a record of the efforts of hearing people to supplant the language of the deaf with their language, to replace signs with speech."

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