Videos are located on the 3rd and 4th floors and may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks. There are tvs, vcrs and captioning available at MRC, basement of the library. Students may view videos there. One * means it's available at ETRR, 3355. Two ** means it's available at ETRR and MRC.
Simulation of Deaf/HH Person's Experience of Sounds
Sound Hearing. Audiotape. Garlic Press. 1989. 25 mins. RES, 1st floor, CASSETTE 678
This audiotape attempts to simulate hearing loss as a deaf or a hard of hearing person may experience sounds. Side 1 has pure tones, common sounds, identifying frequencies, human hearing range, frequency decibels and a summary. Side 2 has degrees of hearing loss, frequency loss, high frequency loss (mild, moderate, severe and profound hearing loss), a spelling test and a summary.
Cochlear Implants. Videocassette.
A discussion of cochlear implants, their pros and cons.
*Cochlear Implants: Covering the Basics. Videocassette. DawnSignPress, 2000. Color/Captioned/Voiced/Signed. 40 mins. 3rd floor, RF305.B82000.
Developed by Deaf community leader and educator Phil Bravin, his work with families taught him that informing parents about cochlear implants required an objective and factual approach. Phil covers the technology, options, and pros/cons that many parents struggle with. He also gives important information about the Deaf community, Deaf Culture and Sign Language. If you need to know about hearing assistive device technology, hearing aids, cochlear implants, questions to ask your doctor, post operative therapy, and FDA warnings about cochlear implants this video covers those topics.
*Sound and Fury. Videocassette. Filmakers Library, 2000. Color/Captioned/Voiced/Signed. 80 mins. (4th floor, HV2391.S682000.
This video takes viewers inside the seldom seen wworld of the deaf to witness a painful family struggle over a controversial medical technology called the cochlear implant. Some family members celebrate the implant as a long overdue cure for deafness while others fear it will destroy their language and way of life. Through the families of two brothers, the film explores this seemingly irreconcilable conflict as it illuminates the ongoing struggle for identity among deaf people today.
Sound and Fury: 6 Years Later. DVD. Filmakers Library, 2006. Color/Captioned/Voiced/Signed. 29 mins. (4th floor, HV2392.2 .S686 2006.
This stand-alone follow up film continues the story of the Artinian family that was told in Sound & Fury (released in 2000). In this follow up film, Heather Artinian and her two brothers have received cochlear implants. Her speech is now understandable. She attends a mainstream school. She can function in the hearing world. Her father, who initially opposed the implant, now says that he sees how useful implants can be for deaf children, and how glad he is that his children have them.
Sound Off. Videocassette. Silent Network, 1987. Color/Captioned/Voiced/Signed. 54 mins. 3rd floor, RF305 .S67 1987.
A group discussion with deaf and hearing patients concerning the controversial Cochlear Ear Implant. It features doctors that perform the operation, audiologists, implant recipients and members of the deaf community that have deep reservations about the propriety of the implant
Summer's Story: Coming of Age with a Cochlear Implant.Videocassette.Munroe MultiMedia, 2002. Color/Captioned/Voiced. 27 mins. 4th floor,HV2391 .S865 2002.
Summer Crider lost her hearing at age three and later received a cochlear implant. Until she was fifteen she was mainstreamed in a hearing world, but then whe was exposed to the deaf community and entered the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. This is the story of a teenager's growing up in the hearing and deaf worlds.
Twins: A Cochlear Implant Story. Videocassette. Aronson Film Associates, 2002. Color/Captioned/Voiced. 30 mins. 3rd floor, RF305 .T856 2002.
Shows the effectiveness of cochlear implants for children by following two sets of twins for three years after implantation. Each set has one deaf twin and one hearing twin. Two of the twins are from the video, "Sound and Fury". The comparison between the deaf and hearing child's language development is shown
To Hear or Not to Hear: I'm Only Deaf. Videocassette. Mansfield, 1986. 25 mins. Color/Voiced.4th floor, HV2380 .T6 1986.
The films demonstrate the difficulties experienced by someone who has recently lost their hearing.
Unheard Voices: A Dramatic Look into the Heart of Hearing Loss. Harris Communications, 2003. 23 mins. Voiced/Color/Captioned. 3rd floor, PS3556 .L372 2003.
Adaptation of Dalene Flannigan's one-woman play.
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