A pocket for Corduroy… and more stories about friendship (a Sign Language DVD): Scholastic Storybook Treasures. (2010). Weston Wood Studios, Inc.

Beloved children’s books are brought to life with voice, sign language, and beautiful music scores. Great for all kids!

Bahan, B. & Jarashow, B. (2010). A to Z: ABC Stories in ASL.

In A to Z: ABC Stories in ASL, six gifted performers use imagination and skill to create a visual feast. At once delightful, humorous, inspiring and simply amazing, this collection of ABC stories is sure to entertain.


Bahan, B. J., Supalla, S., & DawnPictures. (1992). Bird of a different feather. San Diego, California: DawnPictures.  

This video provides a rare opportunity to view ASL literature as presented by skilled ASL storytellers, Ben Bahan and Sam Supalla. In the first story, Bird of a Different Feather, Bahan presents an allegorical tale of a bird born into a family of eagles. The family's response to this different member of the family parallels the experiences of many Deaf children born into hearing families. In For a Decent Living, Supalla relates the challenges and adventures of a Deaf boy who leaves his hearing family in search of his own identity as a Deaf person. 

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed… and more children’s stories (a Sign Language DVD): Scholastic Storybook Treasures. (2010). Weston Wood Studios, Inc.

Beloved children’s books are brought to life with voice, sign language, and beautiful music scores. Great for all kids!

Gallimore, R. (2008). The Rosa Lee Show: 2004-2008. United States: Pelican Ave Inc.

This DVD is a one-woman show of ASL stories, music and poetry. Rosa Lee is known for giving live shows to thousands of Deaf and hearing viewers across the country.

Good Night Moon… and more bedtime stories (a Sign Language DVD): Scholastic Storybook Treasures. (2010). Weston Wood Studios, Inc.

Beloved children’s books are brought to life with voice, sign language, and beautiful music scores. Great for all kids!

Holcomb, T. & Mindess, A. (2008). A sign of respect: Strategies for effective deaf/hearing interactions. San Francisco, CA: Treehouse Video.

This DVD provides a variety of lessons that allow viewers to learn about scenarios of cultural norms in the Deaf community. Student workbook is included.

Keast, M. (2006). Teaching Signs for Baby Minds: Everyday Signs. Signs for Intelligence.

Everyday Signs is the first of three DVDs introducing you to signing with your baby, giving you guidance on how to begin. Words are separated into six categories: creatures, family, mealtime, miscellaneous, needs and objects. There is also a simple guessing game to reinforce the words learned.

Keast, M. (2006). Teaching Signs for Baby Minds: Concepts and Combinations. Signs for Intelligence.

Concepts & Combinations is the second of three DVDs in a series. It links concepts (directions, sizes, colors, etc.) and combinations of basic words to expand communication and thinking. You'll learn how to ask your child to perform complex tasks and behaviors at an early age.

Keast, M. (2006). Teaching Signs for Baby Minds: Dictionary and Alphabet.  Signs for Intelligence.

Dictionary & Alphabet is the third DVD in the series containing 150 additional words that you can teach your child. Apply these words to the concepts and combinations from the second DVD to expand the communication between you and your child.

Kraft, B. (1997). Tomorrow Dad Will Still Be Deaf and Other Stories. Dawn Pictures.

Watch Bonnie’s wise and witty accounts of a quiet father, a mischievous mother, and the mentors she found in Deaf clubs. She signs her true stories with humor, covering serious issues: “CODA is My Deaf Club,” “Telephone Nightmares,” “No Interpretation Required,” “Mama Speaks” and many more.

Lentz, E. (2006). The Treasure: Poems by Ella Mae Lentz. In Motion Press.

In this DVD, this native-daughter of the Deaf community gives passionate expression to personal and social observations in exquisite American Sign Language (ASL).

 

Poor, G. (2008). American Sign Language Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide. Rochester, NY: NTID.

This video contains 2,700 ASL signs and English equivalents. There are 650 sentences showing how the sign changes to show different meanings, which also show English translation of sentences showing the different meanings.

Through Deaf Eyes. (2007). Public Broadcasting Service.

This DVD documentary explores nearly 200 years of deaf life in America. Interviews include community leaders, historians, and Americans who are deaf with diverse views on language use, technology and identity.

Through Your Child's Eyes: American Sign Language (2011).

This film describes the importance of language access in the development of children. It explains that for Deaf children, this often means early access to American Sign Language which, by virtue of its visual nature, is readily accessible to Deaf children. This early access to language is crucial to ensure proper cognitive, social and emotional development. Produced by California State Univeristy, Northridge's Department of Education and Deaf Studies, and the National Center on Deafness. 

Valli, C. (1995). ASL Poetry: Selected Works of Clayton Valli. San Diego, CA: Dawn Pictures. 

Through this instructive and entertaining DVD, novice signers, advanced students, interpreters, and ASL and Deaf Studies teachers will discover the marvelous versatility of ASL Poetry, which highlights the work of pioneering ASL poet Clayton Valli.

Wood, M. (2008). Legend of the Mountain Man. ASL Films Production.

The Legend of the Mountain Man is a family-friendly story that will be enjoyed by viewers of all ages in American Sign Language.



- return to ASL RESOURCES page -

    © Jaclyn Vincent 2015. All rights reserved.