Raising and Educating a Deaf Child

Raising and Educating a Deaf Child

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In Raising and Educating a Deaf Child, Marc Marschark offers parents and teachers a readable and comprehensive summary including everything a parent needs to know about growing up deaf.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 135.9 x 202.7 x 14.2mm | 199.06g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195126580
  • 9780195126587

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... will equip families... with the knowledge, understanding and armour to face the many responsibilities that await them. Sandy Harvey, Executive Director, American Society for Deaf Childrenshow more

About Marc Marschark

Marc Marschark is Director of the Center for Research, Teaching, and Learning at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology. A professor and research psychologist, his books include Relations of Language and Thought: The view from sign language and deaf children (1997), Psychological Development of Deaf Children (1993) and Psychological Perspectives on Deafness (1993).show more

Table of contents

Foreword; Preface; 1. A Deaf Child in the Family; 2. Practical Aspects of Being Deaf; 3. Communicating with the Deaf; 4. Early Interactions: The Roots of Childhood; 5. Language Development; 6. Going to School; 7. Learning to Read and Write; 8. Intelligence, Achievement, and Creativity; 9. Deaf Children to Deaf Adults; 10. Where Do We Go From Here?; Appendixshow more

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