In this interactive DVD, you will follow Amy Walker, who is beginning her study of ASL and Deaf Culture. As she attends events in the Deaf community and begins to interact with Deaf people, she faces situations where she needs to decide how to behave in the most culturally appropriate way. You will decide along with her what she should do.
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This DVD is available from http://www.TreeHouseVideo.com. It's a "Textbook on DVD" for Deaf Culture classes. The DVD comes with the video program and the 92-page Workbook in pdf format.
Thomas Holcomb, the narrator, appears after each answer selection to give you feedback on your selected course of action.
The program features:
Interactive lessons to develop culturally appropriate behavior with Deaf individuals. 18 potentially awkward situations are presented with three possible solutions for each scenario.
Reading materials on the history of Deaf community events. Worksheets to compare Deaf culture with American mainstream "hearing" culture.
Reaction sheets to help your students process their feelings about attending Deaf community events. Exercises to encourage your students to develop the right attitude about Deaf culture.
Tips on how to locate appropriate Deaf community events to attend, how to meet Deaf people, and how to initiate and develop friendships with Deaf individuals. Opportunities to increase awareness of the following features of ASL: listing, fingerspelling, repetition, and backchannelling. Filmmaker by deafculturethat.