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A Family Guide to Work Preparation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students

This publication addresses: How can your child prepare for life after high school? and provides three important steps to support your high school-age child's preparation for adult life.

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A First Language: Whose Choice Is It?

This paper looks at some of the challenging issues that affect decisions about providing early, accessible language input for a deaf or hard of hearing child.

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A Look at the Decisions Hispanic Families Make After the Diagnosis of Deafness /Un estudio sobre las decisiones que toman las familias hispanas después de un diagnostico de sordera

This paper, which is published as one book containing both an English and a Spanish version, is the result of a study that examined the decision-making process for Hispanic families living in the United States who have a child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

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Becoming Bilingual: Facilitating English Literacy Development Using ASL in Preschool

The paper cites research supporting a bilingual approach using ASL and written English in preschool and provides many examples of bilingual practices and strategies that promote English literacy.

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Beyond Strategies: Book Sharing the Deaf Way

A DVD that helps enhance the ability to share books in American Sign Language with young deaf children.

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$24.95
Cochlear Implants and Sign Language: Putting It All Together

A compilation of the issues, ideas, and strategies that emerged from the Cochlear Implant Education Center's conference in 2002.

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Community Building: A Positive Approach to Discipline in Schools

This paper addresses the changing needs in school discipline and describes issues that need to be addressed to create effective discipline for students.

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Deaf Studies Curriculum Guide

This guide is for teachers who want to help students explore the culture, language, history, and accomplishments of deaf people.

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$21.95
DecisionMaker: A Student-Directed Transition Program

A set of materials to actively engage deaf and hard of hearing high school students in the process of learning about themselves and others, setting goals, making plans, and solving problems.

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$169.00
Educating Deaf Children Bilingually: With Insights and Applications from Sweden and Denmark

Using examples from Swedish and Danish experiences, this book demonstrates successful bilingual education practices for deaf children.

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$18.95
Explore Dialogue Journals with Two-Book and DVD Set

Use these two products in your classroom to teach writing skills and reinforce literacy development.

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$26.90
Families Count! [Complete Kit]

This complete kit will allow you to host Families Count! sessions, designed to help families and their deaf or hard of hearing children learn how to sign math concepts in ASL and enjoy math-related activities.

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$225.00
Families Count! [Level 1]

The Level 1 kit of the Families Count! math activity program is geared towards students in kindergarten through grade 2 and their families.

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$95.00
Families Count! [Level 2]

The Level 2 kit of the Families Count! math activity program is geared towards students in 3rd graders through 6th graders and their families.

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$95.00
Families Count! [Level 3]

The Level 3 kit of the Families Count! program is geared towards students in 6th grade through 8th grade.

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$95.00
History Through Deaf Eyes Complete Set

Take a stroll through the annals of deaf history with this storybook, teacher's guide, and poster set.

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$40.85
History Through Deaf Eyes Posters

Set of 10 posters depicting themes and photographs from deaf history.

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$14.95
History Through Deaf Eyes Storybook

In this storybook, during a visit to an imaginary exhibition, statues of deaf people from the past provide a glimpse into what we know about deaf people through history.

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$14.95
History Through Deaf Eyes Teacher's Guide

A guide designed for teachers in sixth- to eighth-grade settings,

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$10.95
I Like Dialogue Journals, BUT . . .Strategies for Using Dialogue Journals with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

The newest in the Clerc Center’s Literacy series, this manual and DVD show how to use dialogue journals with deaf and hard of hearing students students on all levels of writing competence.

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$13.95
It's Your Turn Now! Using Dialogue Journals with Deaf Students

This book describes how to use dialogue journals with deaf and hard of hearing students.

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$15.95
Leading from Behind: Language Experience in Action

A DVD and manual demonstrating how the Language Experience technique is used with deaf and hard of hearing students in a variety of elementary and high school settings.

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$10.95
Literacy—It All Connects

Literacy—It All Connects shows teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students how to incorporate nine integrated teaching strategies into their own schools and programs.

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$10.95
Literacy-It All Connects and Poster Special

Get Literacy--It All Connects book and its corresponding full-color poster in this one-time offer.

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$15.95
Literacy—It All Connects Poster

A poster describing the critical components of a comprehensive literacy program for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth.

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$5.00
$10.00
Meadow-Kendall Inventory Scoring Sheet: School-Age

Pack of 10 school-age inventory forms designed to be used with the Meadow-Kendall Social-Emotional Assessment Inventories for Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Students.

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$10.00
$15.00
Planning for Literacy: Guidelines for Instruction

This paper evaluates the benefits and potential drawbacks of current approaches to improving deaf children's literacy, provides a developmental approach to assessment and instruction, and outlines a balanced, structured program to teach literacy skills and strategies.

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Portfolios for Student Growth

A holistic, student-centered, process-led approach to portfolio development that offers educators a way to guide students to explicitly link academic learning with future planning and goal setting.

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PreReading Strategies

Build students' reading comprehension by teaching them prereading strategies.

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$14.95
Read It Again and Again

This DVD and manual set describes and demonstrates a technique for reading and rereading the same books or poems over several days.

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$10.95
Reading to Deaf Children: Learning from Deaf Adults

Based on research about how deaf parents read to their deaf children, this DVD and manual set presents 15 principles to guide parents and teachers in promoting literacy development.

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$10.95
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Sign language Use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Babies: The Evicence Supports It

The Clerc Center collaborated with the American Society for Deaf Children to provide Spanish and Mandarin translations to their publication, Sign Language use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It. What was previously only online is now available as a colorful brochure ready to share with families in three languages.

The intent of this paper is to provide information and research that will facilitate families (and the professionals who assist them) in making the best choice possible for each individual child based on the families' own goals and values, and on the circumstances of each child.

25 copies are free without postage. For orders over 25 copies up to 100, a shipping fee is required. Call or email for details.

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Speechreading in Context: A Guide for Practice in Everyday Settings

A guide to speechreading activities for the classroom or the community. This guide also illustrates how to help students develop strategies to repair communication breakdowns.

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Starting With Assessment: A Developmental Approach to Deaf Children's Literacy

 An in-depth discussion of research-based principles for assessing deaf children's skills and areas of need. Literacy instruction and planning are discussed.

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$42.95
Student Life in the New Millennium: Empowering Education

This paper outlines a proposal for a structured approach in which classroom teachers and Student Life personnel work together to ensure students have the necessary qualities, skills, and preparation they need to succeed in the workplace upon graduation.
 

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Test of Relational Concepts: Norms for Deaf Children

Three-book set: Test of Relational Concepts, Norms for Deaf Children, and Picture Book

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$42.95
The Fifteen Principles for Reading to Deaf Children Poster

This poster displays the 15 principles expert deaf readers use when reading to deaf and hard of hearing students. These

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$5.00
The Gallaudet Writer's Handbook

A grammar and style handbook  designed specifically to improve the writing skills of deaf and hard of hearing college students

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$21.95
The Literature Journal

This book for teachers of middle and high school students details the process of setting up and maintaining written dialogues between students and teachers about books.

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$12.95
$36.00
The Writers' Workshop

This book, designed for teachers of middle and high school students, describes how to foster a writing community where students can become independent writers.

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$14.95
Tips for Reading to Your Deaf Child Bookmark

These bookmarks are available in 19 languages and offer strategies parents and caregivers can use in reading to their deaf and hard of hearing children.   All bookmarks are free but limited to 100 per customer.  When ordering more than 25 bookmarks, please include $5.00 for shipping and handling.

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Transition Planning and Programming: Empowerment Through Partnership

This paper addresses transition planning and programming for deaf and hard of hearing youth as a broad and longitudinal process that begins at an early age.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Services FAQ

This publication for parents of students seeking Vocational Rehabilitation services addresses aspects of vocational rehabilitation, including eligibility requirements, application process, career planning, services provided, financial obligation, and appeal process.

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We are Equal Partners: Recommended Practices for Involving Families in Their Child's Educational Program

This paper describes practices used by programs selected for a National Forum on Family Involvement held at Gallaudet University. The programs provide families with the skills and strategies they need to enable their deaf or hard of hearing child to be a full participant in the family.

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Where Does Speech Fit In? Spoken English in a Bilingual Context

This paper addresses issues related to developing the spoken English of deaf and hard of hearing children.

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