Melinda Raath

Melinda Raath

South Africa / Sign Language Interpreter, Passionate about the Deaf community
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During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of the sign language to educate deaf students. Manual education made the growth of the deaf community possible, for it gathered deaf people together in sizable numbers for the first time in American history.  June 2013

Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture (History of Disability)

The Deaf Resource Library is a virtual library - an online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the United States; as well as deaf and hard of hearing related topics. The information is collected here as a service to the Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing impaired

The Deaf Resource Library is a virtual library - an online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the United States; as well as deaf and hard of hearing related topics. The informa

How deaf children learn : what parents and teachers need to know  Summary: In this invaluable guide, renowned authorities Marc Marschark and Peter Hauser highlight important new advances in scientific and educational research that can help parents and teachers of students with significant hearing loss.

How deaf children learn : what parents and teachers need to know Summary: In this invaluable guide, renowned authorities Marc Marschark and Peter Hauser highlight important new advances in scientific and educational research that can help parents and teac