Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Signs and Voices Deaf Culture, Identity, Language, and Arts
ISBN: PB: 9781563685750, Gallaudet University Press, December 2012
268 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 2 figures, 2 photos
"Signs and Voices" addresses the effects of a range of modern scientific and social developments – such as cochlear implants, genetic engineering, and educational mainstreaming – on deaf culture. The book is split into three sections, the first focus...
PB: £60,00
Tell Me How It Reads Tutoring Deaf and Hearing Students in the Writing Center
ISBN: PB: 9781563685484, Gallaudet University Press, December 2012
224 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, tables
Deaf students are attending mainstream postsecondary institutions in increasing numbers, raising the stakes for the complicated and multifaceted task of tutoring deaf students at these schools. Common tutoring practices used with hearing students do...
PB: £30,00
Deaf-Blind Reality Living the Life
ISBN: PB: 9781563685354, Gallaudet University Press, October 2012
304 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Most stories about disabled people are written for the sake of being inspirational. These stories tend to focus on some achievement, such as sports or academics, but rarely do they give a true and complete view of the challenges individuals must deal...
PB: £37,50
Outcasts and Angels The New Anthology of Deaf Characters in Literature
ISBN: PB: 9781563685392, Gallaudet University Press, September 2012
368 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm
In 1976, Trent Batson and Eugene Bergman released their classic Angels and Outcasts: An Anthology of Deaf Characters in Literature. In it, they featured works from the 19th and 20th centuries by well-known authors such as Charles Dickens and Eudora W...
PB: £26,50
Amy Signs A Mother, Her Deaf Daughter, and Their Stories
ISBN: PB: 9781563685378, Gallaudet University Press, August 2012
248 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 25 photos
"Thirty-seven years ago, I vowed to write a truthful book about raising a deaf child". Rebecca Willman Gernon followed through on her promise with her deaf daughter Amy Willman in this extraordinary new narrative. Many stories have been told about a...
PB: £22,50
Bilingual Deaf and Hearing Families Narrative Interviews
ISBN: HB: 9781563685293, Gallaudet University Press, August 2012
240 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 60 photos
This study emphasizes the importance of family support for deaf members, particularly through the use of both American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken and/or written English. Research has shown how these factors influence such areas as a child's devel...
HB: £56,50
Deaf Heritage A Narrative History of Deaf America
ISBN: PB: 9781563685149, Gallaudet University Press, June 2012
520 pp., 21.6x27.9 cm, 200 photos, figures
Now, Jack R. Gannon's original groundbreaking volume on Deaf history and culture is available once again. In "Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America", Gannon brought together for the first time the story of the Deaf experience in America...
PB: £56,50
History of Special Education From Isolation to Integration
ISBN: PB: 9781563685514, Gallaudet University Press, June 2012
464 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, charts, tables
This comprehensive volume examines the facts, characters, and events that shaped this field in Western Europe, Canada, and the United States. From the first efforts to teach disabled people in early Christian and Medieval eras to such current mandate...
PB: £54,00
Interpreting in Legal Settings
ISBN: PB: 9781563685507, Gallaudet University Press, June 2012
204 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 6 tables, 7 figures
The work of interpreters in legal settings, whether they are spoken or signed language interpreters, is filled with enormous complexity and challenges. This engrossing volume presents six, data-based studies from both signed and spoken language inte...
PB: £56,50
Deaf American Prose, 1980-2010
ISBN: PB: 9781563685231, Gallaudet University Press, April 2012
336 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm
In Deaf life, the personal narrative holds sway because most Deaf individuals recall their formative years as solitary struggles to understand and to be understood. Few deaf people in the past related their stories in written form, relying instead on...
PB: £45,00