ASL by Choice [Videocassette]. (1989).
Deaf people frequently are exposed to oral methods of communication before they learn sign. On this videotape deaf people talk about their decisions to stop using oral methods of communication and why they chose American Sign Language (ASL) instead
ASL in Education [Videocassette]. (1989).
Linguists in the field of American Sign Language (ASL) researcher offers insights to the language of the deaf
Astrology [Videocassette]. (1989).
Host Leslie Greer interviews an astologer who gives an “on air” character analysis. A psychologist joins Leslie to talk about paranormal experiences and what they mean.
Biculturalism [Videocassette]. (1993).
Biculturalism is the ability to function in two cultures. Jackie Schertz, host, defines culture as language, values, rules for behavior and traditions as they relate to a particular group of people. Keith Cagle, sign language instructor at NTID, and Pat DeCaro, child of deaf parents, discuss this subject based on their experiences.
C.O.D.A.: Children of Deaf Adults [Videocassette]. (1989).
Three hearing adults of deaf parents share their stories about growing up. Amusing at times and touching as well. Three very different experiences are described.
Dating in the 90’s [Videocassette]. (1993).
Six guests talk about their dating experience -- where they went, what they talked about, and anything special that they did. They also discuss preference for dating either hearing or deaf persons, the communication difficulties, and what characteristics they look for in another person.
Deaf Adults: A Message to Hearing Parents [Videocassette]. (1988).
Deaf adults share their perceptions growing up surrounded by hearing people, touching memoirs stir our senses. Questions from high school (hearing) students give us hope that the world is changing
Deaf Brothers [Videocassette]. (1989).
This video is about two brothers from the same family; was the relationship while they were growing up strong or was there sibling rivalry.
Deaf Education: A Crisis in
Deaf people and parents of deaf children share their views on deaf education. The best advice comes from the deaf students themselves.
Deaf Elders [Videocassette]. (1989).
These deaf people talk about life in the golden years. Their insights are so valuable and their stories are fascinating.
Deaf Empowerment [Videocassette]. (1988).
Jamie Tucker and Jeff Rosen talk with audience about their involvement with the 1988 Gallaudet protest. Both guests were part of a group of six deaf people responsible for organizing the protest.
Deaf Holocaust Survivors [Videocassette]. (1989).
Guests are David Bloch and Stanley Teger. David was a prisoner of
Deaf Identity/Cultural Issues [Videocassette]. (1988).
Patrick Graybill and Keith Cagle provide interesting information regarding the differences between deaf and hearing cultures.
Deaf Immigrants [Videocassette]. (1989).
Two immigrants, one from Poland and the other from South America, talk about their reasons for moving to a new country, one to the U.S. and the other first to Toronto, Canada, and then later to the U.S. They discuss how they found employment, made friends, learned the language, tasted the different cuisines, and eventually met and married their wives.
Deaf Kids: Our Future Leaders [Videocassette]. (1988).
A high school student, junior high school student, and elementary student all from the
Deaf Leaders [Videocassette]. (1988).
Audience members chat with some of our finest deaf leaders in
Deaf People in the Spotlight [Videocassette]. (1989).
Beth Ann Bull, actress (McDonald’s commercial), and Brandi Sculthorpe (Miss Deaf America) talk about friendship, privacy, and the price you pay for fame.
Deaf Rights and the Law [Videocassette]. (1989).
The honorable William H. Bristol joins the HEY LISTEN! audience and answers questions about the rights of deaf people in court.
Deaf Studies [Videocassette]. (1989).
Host Patrick Graybill chats with guest Dr. Robert Panara about the need to offer Deaf Studies courses in college programs and school programs throughout the
Deaf Women--Double Challenge [Videocassette]. (1988).
Deaf women face a double challenge due to their dual minority status. In the first segment, three deaf women chat with HEY LISTEN! host Leslie Greer about their experiences with discrimination, work, family and social life. In the second segment, Kathleen Hozwarth, student at NTID and member of Sunshine II, and Vicki Hurwitz, mother of two children and alcoholism counselor at Norris Clinic, and Dorothy Wilkins, single career woman and sign language instructor at NTID discuss their dual minority status with host Jackie Schertz.
Deaf Workers in a Hearing World [Videocassette]. (1988).
Two very different workers talk about their experiences in a hearing world. A spirited discussion between guests proves entertaining.
Death Experience [Videocassette]. (1993).
Dr. Brian Barry, Professor in the
Discrimination? [Videocassette]. (1988).
The regional director of the New York State Department of Human Rights chats with the audience about their experiences with discrimination.
The Gallaudet Protest: One Year Later [Videocassette]. (1989).
Look at how far we’ve come! An interesting look back at the Gallaudet protest. Is “hindsight” 20/.20.
Hearing Dogs [Videocassette]. (1989).
Meet two dogs and their owners. Audience members question the dogs’ right to enter a work place. The dogs are beautiful!
Classical “GIFT OF THE MAGI” and endearing “THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS”. Patrick Graybill oozes neverending charm in his rendition of our favorites. Brenda Schertz shares yiddish stories and Simon Carmel shares folklore.
Homicide Detective [Videocassette]. (1993).
Two homicide investigators discuss what they like about their profession; also the problems such as burn-out, long hours, less time with family. They talk about new fingerprint technology, how they deal with stress, the value of their partnership. Two police technicians display various types of evidence and demonstrate how to lift fingerprints.
Interpreters : A Love-Hate Relationship [Videocassette]. (1989).
Interpreters talk about power, technique, and the code of ethics.
Mainstreaming vs. Residential Education [Videocassette]. (1988).
Educational options are the focus on this controversial program. Deaf students, parents, and deaf adults present their opinions while audience members share their comments with the panel.
Host Jackie Schertz demonstrates how to make a relay call. Excellent training tool for those who haven’t used a relay system.
Preservation of ASL [Videocassette]. (1993).
Brenda Aaron, Sign Language instructor at NTID, and Dr. Ted Supalla, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Rochester, discuss American Sign Language (ASL) -- how to use it, attitudes that surround it and, the misconceptions about it.
SSI/SSDI: Use or Abuse [Videocassette]. (1989).
Host Leslie Greer interviews a claims representative from the local Social Security Office and has a mock interview on how to apply for Social Security Income (SSI). Leslie asks very direct questions about the abuse of the system. Two deaf people debate on the air the pros and cons of a system that seemingly tends to prohibit deaf people from seeking gainful employment.
Substance Abuse [Videocassette]. (1989).
Testimony from two deaf substance abusers tug at your heartstrings. Audience members are supportive in their questions. Alcoholics anonymous (AA) meetings could use this tape.