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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 455 works in 739 publications in 2 languages and 5,281 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Phrase books  Nonfiction films  History  Self-instruction  Educational films  Documentary films  Biography  Programmed instructional materials  Poetry 
Roles: prn, fds
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Most widely held works by Sign Media, Inc
The American Sign Language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 565 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 155 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 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four deaf teachers and three hearing students provide a variety of models for the exercises in the text
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Sign languages 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
The preservation of American Sign Language( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Sign languages and English and held by 101 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
An Introduction to American deaf culture by Thomas K Holcomb( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 91 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 78 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
When the mind hears : a synopsis in ASL( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Sign languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive history of deaf people in Europe and America. Told largely from the vantage point of Laurent Clerc, the narrative traces the beginnings of formal education for deaf students in France and in the U.S. These programs are not literal translations of the text, but each one is a detailed ASL synopsis of a single chapter in the book
Working with a sign language interpreter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 58 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 50 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 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language. Falls Church, Va.: Sign Media, Inc., c1980
Poetry in motion : Patrick Graybill by Debbie Rennie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 48 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."
Using your TTY/TDD( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 45 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
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
An Introduction to American deaf culture : rules of social interaction by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 44 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
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 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AIDS : overview and prevention( Visual )

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

Fingerspelling practice tapes by Bea Lyons( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes slow and fast signing with proper names, geographic locations, and other useful miscellaneous items
An Introduction to American deaf culture : values by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the unique values subscribed to by deaf people and the deaf community
American sign language : a teacher's resource text on grammar and culture( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Sign languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates each of the nearly 300 examples of American Sign Language found in the text of the same title
 
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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