On the SUNY Adirondack Library's search box, try subjects like these:
American Sign Language
Hearing impaired children
Use the search box on the library's home page and limit the search to Articles, or click the link below to search specific databases for magazine and journal articles.
Here are links to more information from SUNY Adirondack's Accessibility Services office, as well as other libraries around the U.S. (Ask a librarian if SUNY Adirondack students can access certain databases mentioned in other libraries' guides.)
You can watch these DVDs in the library whenever the library is open.
Chowder, Ken. Through deaf eyes
DVD HV 2530 .T47 2007
Abstract: "Explores nearly 200 years of Deaf life in America. Presents the experiences of American history from the perspective of deaf citizens. Six artistic works by Deaf media artists are woven throughout the documentary that complement the core of the film."
Tennant, Richard A. The American Sign Language handshape dictionary
DVD HV2475 .T461 2007
Abstract: "Allows viewers to access signs and and some video chips of more than 1,400 words and 40 basic handshapes. Shows how each sign is formed from beginning to end. Each sign also includes a complete list of English glosses and synonyms from the Handshape dictionary for reference."
Wann, Keith. Watching two worlds collide
DVD HQ 759.912 .W836 2008
Abstract: "Comedian Keith Wann gives a performance in American Sign Language, telling of his experiences growing up as a child of deaf adults (CODA). He talks about the differences between the deaf and hearing worlds and the sometimes hilarious things that happen when they collide."
Mozer, Richard. Beethoven lives upstairs
DVD M3.1.B42 B46 2002
Abstract: "At first, ten-year-old Christoph resents the eccentric boarder who enters his home, but slowly he comes to understand the torment of Ludwig van Beethoven’s deafness, and appreciate his genius and the beauty of his music." (Language Note: closed-captioned; optional French and Spanish soundtracks.)
You may borrow circulating books like this for four weeks.
Blume, Stuart S. The artificial ear: cochlear implants and the culture of deafness
Circulating Collection RF 305 .B58 2010
The library has thousands of electronic books, including the one below. Copy and paste the title into the search box on the library's home page. Then click the link to the ebook, log in with your student username/password, and start reading!
These are electronic books. Copy and paste the titles into the book search box on the library's home page. Then click the link to the e-book, log in with your student username/password, and start reading!
Lane, Harlan L. When the mind hears: a history of the deaf
Circulating Collection HV 2530 .L36 1984 (may be borrowed for four weeks)
Burch, Susan. Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson
Circulating Book HV2534.W54 B87 2007 (may be borrowed for four weeks)
Ryan, Donna F. Deaf people in Hitler’s Europe
Ebook HV2746 .D43 2002eb (click on link and log in to read)
These electronic books are purchased through a subscription to ProQuest Ebook Central. Copy and paste the titles into the book search box on the library's home page. Then click the link to the e-book, log in with your student username/password, and start reading!