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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 420 works in 745 publications in 2 languages and 5,059 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Phrase books  Nonfiction films  Self-instruction  Poetry  Handbooks and manuals  Educational films  Filmed performances  History  Documentary films 
Roles: prn, fds
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Most widely held works by Inc Sign Media
The American Sign Language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates sign language phrases for various topics, including health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, and food
An Introduction to the deaf community( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 145 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
A Basic course in American sign language by Tom Humphries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 135 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
Poetry in motion : Patrick Graybill by Debbie Rennie( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Graybill creates and develops his poems in American sign language, discussing each poem with its hidden meanings and messages
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Sign languages and held by 109 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
The preservation of American Sign Language( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Sign languages and English and held by 98 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
American Sign Language : tales from the green books by Dennis Cokely( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruction in American Sign Language
An Introduction to American deaf culture by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 89 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 : ABC stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 75 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
An Introduction to American deaf culture : language and traditions by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the use of special vocabularies in sign language and the relationship between language of the deaf and culture
Working with a sign language interpreter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 55 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
ASL numbers : developing your skills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 49 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
Tales from the green books( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interpreter's guide to life : 365 tips for interpreters ('don't wear black to a wedding' and other words of advice) by Jack Hoza( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face of ASL( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 42 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
Using your TTY/TDD( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 42 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
An Introduction to American deaf culture : rules of social interaction by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on social interaction values, discussing group identity and cultural heritage. Demonstration of introductions, good-bys, and "attention getters" are role played. Correct use of the TTY (TDD) is discussed
Guidelines : practical tips for working and socializing with deaf-blind people by Theresa B Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five fairy tales are included on each tape with one of the fairy tales told twice. The first is the classic story, while the second is the way the story would have been told if deaf people had created the story. Each fairy tale is told in American Sign Language (ASL) by a master story teller. Voice-over and musical score make the tape accessible to both hearing and deaf children
 
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The American Sign Language phrase book
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A Basic course in American sign languageAmerican sign language phrase bookAmerican Sign Language : tales from the green books
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