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What does it mean to be deaf ISBN: 9780431139241
Spilsbury, Louise
Published by Heinemann (What Does It Mean to Be/Have series), 2001
Clear, positive information about hearing and deafness - what causes it, testing for it, using hearing aids and sign language, and living with it at home and at school; includes a glossary, a list of books, organizations and websites, and an index. Colour photographs and stories from individual deaf children add to the interest, as do interesting facts, such as an explanation of different sign languages around the world. Simple and effective.
Age: 9+