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What is it like to be deaf?

Deborah Kent

What is it like to be deaf?

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deaf children,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Means of communication,
  • Deaf,
  • American Sign Language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDeborah Kent
    SeriesOvercoming barriers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV2392 .K46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328230M
    ISBN 109780766037694
    LC Control Number2010024709


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Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Get this from a library. What is it like to be deaf?. [Deborah Kent] -- "Follows the everyday lives of several Deaf school children, describing what they do in school, how they communicate with both hearing and Deaf relatives and friends, what they do for fun, and what.

What Is It Like to Be Deaf. (Book): Kent, Deborah: "Follows the everyday lives of several Deaf school children, describing what they do in school, how they communicate with both hearing and Deaf relatives and friends, what they do for fun, and what being part of the Deaf community means to them"   Disturbingly, there is very little literature aimed at the deaf community.

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In Whisper, Demi has been deaf for about two years. By the time the book opens, she's already learned the basics: she speaks decent Sign and has learned to read lips, she's learned many of the little things that make life easier when you can't hear/5.

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Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes. Edited by Marc Marschark & Peter Hauser, $ Deaf Cognition examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. It contributes to the science of learning by describing and testing theories that might either over or underestimate the role that audition or vision plays in learning and memory, and by shedding.

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