Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Beyond Strategies: Book Sharing the Deaf Way

Author: Lynne Erting

This groundbreaking DVD, based on the authorís 20 years of experience in classroom teaching and research, is designed for early childhood teachers, child care providers, future teachers, and interpreters who want to enhance their ability to share books in American Sign Language with young deaf children.


  • Explanations of the culturally based literacy practices Deaf teachers use to share books
  • Video clips show examples from four classroom-based book sharing sessions
  • Teachers share insights and discuss each video clip
  • Guided practice items
  • Additional resources

DVD, 270 minutes