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, LBJ 3355. Two ** means it's available at ETRR and MRC, basement of library.
Land of Silence and Darkness. DVD. 5 Minutes to Live, 2003. Color, Voiced. 85 mins. (4th floor, HV1624.S77 L35 2003).
A documentary about 56 year old Fini, blind and deaf since her teens.
Touching Lives: Portraits of Deaf-Blind People. Videocassette. Boston, MA, Navada Productions, 2002. 56 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned. (4th floor, HV1597 .T68 2003).
This video is a documentary by a deaf-blind interpreter. Susan Hajjar, grew up with three siblings who are deaf-blind and tells the story of how their influence affected her life. The video features Jamie Lard, a deaf-blind woman who advocates on behalf of deafblind people. Jamie describes her upbringing including her time as a student at Perkins School for the Blind, and now as an adult living independently. It also features, Harry Anderson, president of the American Association of Deafblind (AADB), and Ona Stewart, a deaf-blind woman with Usher syndrome who lives and works independently in a large city. Barbara Stein, who is orally trained and uses fingerspelling, is a software engineer who is unemployed at the time of the taping. She describes the difficulties she faces in gaining employment especially in a declining labor market of information technology. Describes how many people with deafblindness face isolation and loneliness. Other profiles include Chuck Ferraro, and the Tracy family. A transcript of the video is also available.
Black. DVD. Applause Bhansali Films, 2005. Color, Voiced, Signed. 124 mins. (4th floor, HV1597 .B52 2005).
Optional subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Hindi. Black is a tale of a deaf, mute and blind girl who saw what people with sight fail to see. The teacher takes up the challenge that is next to impossible - to lead this wild, uncontrollable child into the light of knowledge
The Miracle Worker. Videocassette. MGM, 1962. 1 hr. 46 mins. B & W/Voiced/Captioned. (1st floor, 5 Day Collection).
Locked in a frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness since infancy, 7 year old Helen Keller has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20 year old teacher from Boston arrives. Having just recently regained her own sight, the no-nonsense Annie reaches out to Helen through the power of touch--the only tool they have in common-- and leads her bold pupil on a miraculous journey from fear and isolation to happiness and light.
Concerning Women: When the Mind Hears : A History of the Deaf : A Synopsis in ASL . Videocassette. Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, 1993. 19 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (ETC, VH 1692 I and ETRR,Video 5975 no.9).
This segment centers around four significant women in the life of Laurent Clerc--Alice Cogswell, Julia Brace, Eliza Boardman, and Sophia Fowler Gallaudet. The American School for the Deaf was founded by Alice's father and Thomas Gallaudet. Julia Brace was the first educated deaf-blind person in America. Eliza Boardman married Laurent Clerc in what was apparently the first deaf marriage in America. Sophia Fowler was wife of Thomas Gallaudet and mother of Edward Miner Gallaudet, who was to become president of the National Deaf-Mute College in Washington
By Necessity and By Choice: How We Communicate. DVD. Washington, D. C. : Gallaudet University Television and Media Production Services, 2001. 86 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2471 .B93 2001).
Consists of eight interviews of a diverse group of Deaf people, ranging from high school age to older adult, describing the various ways they communicate and the reasons behind their choices. Each interview section is divided into five or six categories. Category selections include communication choices, communication tools, communication challenges, being Deaf, technology, language use, Deaf history, Deaf culture, employment, indentity, family history, childhood, or sign language
Deaf-Blind: Communication and Community. Videocassettes. Sign Media, 1992. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. 36 mins.(4th floor, HV1597.S468 1992 no. 1 & 2).
Tape 1: Overview and introduction (40 mins.): Features topics that provide insights about the multi-faceted Deaf-Blind (DB) community. Some of the presented topics are: definition and description of the community, getting to know the diverse community with its individual differences and preferences, understanding the difference between interpreting for the Deaf and Deaf-Blind communities, and setting limits on personal services. Video illustrates guiding aspects and communication differences found in the DB community.
Tape 2: Getting Involved: A Conversation (90 mins). Teresa Smith presents basic issues to consider for interpreting trainees. She moderates a discussion between two DB persons, Pat Cave and Janice Adams who are assisted by 2 interpreters; one Deaf and one hearing. Discussion centers on perceptions and experiences of the DB participants, communication frustrations and needs as well as perceptions and experiences of interpreters working with DB individuals.
The National Curriculum: An Introduction to Working and Socializing with People Who are Deaf - Blind. Videocassettes (2). National Interpreter Education Project: Northwestern Connecticut Community College, 2001. 122 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2402.N385)
Deaf-blind community experience -- Understanding technology used by people who are deaf-blind -- Sighted guide techniques with people who are deaf-blind --Tactile communication methods and techniques -- Interpreting adjustments. This curriculum set presents an overview of the lives and perspectives of members of the deaf-blind community and their culture. It also covers the various roles and relationships of interpreters and support service providers within the Deaf-blind community. Companion text and computer floppy disk.
Give Me Your Hand. Videocassette. Signals Media Arts, 2001. 33 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV1597 .G57 2001).
Presents the story of Annette Bodworth and the characterics of deafblindness. Includes information about various means of communication used by deafblind persons, and services offered by the British organization Deafblind UK and support services provided by the County of Essex.
*Petronio, K. Tactile ASL as Used by Deaf-Blind People. Rochester, NY : NTID/RIT, 1995. 51 mins.. Voiced/Signed/Color. (ETRR only VIDEO 5912 no.38)
Dr. Petronio explains how ASL makes the transition to tactile ASL .
Oh Really...You Have Usher? Videocassette. BDA & Sense Usher Syndrome in the Deaf Community Project in Partnership, 1995. 36 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (3rd floor, RF292.8.03 1995)
4-6% of all born deaf people have Usher and will develop the eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa during childhood or early adulthood. This video raises awareness of the needs of Usher people. It explains in clear and simple terms what it means to have Usher. Signed in British Sign Language, voiced and subtitled.
The Raging Cajun: Usher Syndrome. DVD. Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1998. 50 mins. Color/Voiced/Captioned. (ETC, VH 2688 E).
The deaf-blind community in Seattle is extraordinarily vibrant, with a strong sense of pride and independence. That is why Danny Delcambre moved there. Deaf from birth and steadily losing his sight, Danny suffers from Usher syndrome. The region in Louisiana he left behind has the highest concentration of Usher syndrome in the world. This program takes a sensitive look at this degenerative condition, as neurologist/author Oliver Sacks and Danny explore the nature of deaf culture and the marvelous richness of American Sign Language, which includes a sophisticated touch-based variation called tactile signing. A BBC Production.
Tactile Interpreting for Students who are Deaf-Blind Videocassette. [S.l.] : Pennsylvania Department of Education. (300 mins.). Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (ETRR only VIDEO 5726)
This is a three videotape teleclass on tactile interpreting for the deaf-blind. A section on current assistive technology services and devices is included. Some of the topic areas covered are: leading causes of deaf-blindness, culture and socialization issues, conveying affect within the context of interpreting, and other topics specifically related to environmental orientation and mobility. Comes with a companion brochure.
Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community : Mark Landreneau. Videocassette.Monmouth, OR : Region X Interpreter Education Center, Western Oregon University, 2001. 39 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV1597 .U53 2001).
This video is part of a series intended for interpreters, students, educators, parents, and members of the deaf and deaf-blind communities. It is designed to provide the viewer with a better understanding of multiculturalism and diversity within the Amercan deaf and deaf-blind communities.
Silence with a Touch : Living with Usher Syndrome. DVD. Rochester, NY : National Technical Institute for the Deaf, 2006. 26 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (3rd floor and Archives RF292.8 .S45 2006).
Usher Syndrome is a genetic condition affecting thousands and thousands of people. This little known condition causes both hearing and progressive vision loss. In this program, you will meet people of all ages who share how their lives have been affected by Ushers, and how they've learned to adjust and overcome challenges along the way
Using DeafBlind Manual. Videocassette. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, 2003. 12 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned. (4th floor, HV1597 .U75 2003)
Teaches the hand signal speech used by Deafblind persons called "Deafblind manual" in Britain.