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Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This catalog lists publications and videotapes available from the Gallaudet University Press. Materials are categorized as follows: new titles; recently released titles; bestselling sign books; American Sign Language; Signum Verlag books; signed English; general interest; deaf studies; deaf culture; language assessment/special education; deaf history; audiology; parenting; children's bestsellers; children's videotapes/books; signed English children's books; children's books; and young adult books. The catalog includes ordering information, a subject index, and an order form. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Communication Disorders. Information Resources. Deaf Community. Cultural Factors. Sign Language. Audiology. Speechreading. American Sign Language. Parenting. Children. Audiovisual Materials. Instructional Materials.

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Boys Town Press: 2005 Catalog.

Source: Boys Town, NE: Boys Town Press. 2005. [45 p.]. Availability: Available from Boys Town Press. 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010. (800) 282-6657 or (402) 498-1320. Fax: (402) 498-1310. E-mail: btpress@boystown.org. Website: www.girlsandboystown.org/products/btpress/. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This regularly published catalog lists products available from the Boys Town Press. Materials are listed on such topics as child abuse, alcohol, aggression, child care, classroom management, deafness, discipline, drugs, eating disorders, faith, family preservation, foster care, hearing impairment, homework, learning problems, mental health, parenting, peer pressure, praise, relationships, self-esteem, sexual abuse, shelter care, sign language, social skills, spirituality, storytelling, substance abuse, suffering, suicide, television, training, and youth care. Each item is described and illustrated with a full-color photograph; prices are noted. Subject Category: Hearing. Language. Descriptors: Communication. Instructional Materials. Deafness. Parenting. Child Development. Psychosocial Factors. Children. Adolescents. Sign Language. Education. Family. Social Skills. Professional-Patient Relations. Therapy. Counseling. Professional Education.

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Directory: Information Resources for Human Communication

Disorders. 2005.

Source: Washington, DC: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Information Clearinghouse. 2005. Availability: Available from National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Information Clearinghouse. 1 Communication Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892-3456. Voice: (800) 241- 1044. TTY (800) 241-1055. Fax: (301) 770-8977. E-mail: nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov. Website: www.nidcd.nih.gov. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This directory is designed to encourage networking among individuals and organizations that have an interest in deafness and other communication disorders. The main body of the directory includes organizations that are national in scope and that focus on health issues relating to hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. Each organization's entry lists the name of the organization; administrators; address; telephone, TTY and Fax: numbers; E-mail address and URL; a brief description of the organization; and a list of any publications the organization produces. An appendix lists organizations with a broader focus (i.e., disability issues, special education) that also encompass communication disorders. An index by organization name is also provided. A searchable version of the directory is available at http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/directory/index.asp. Subject Category: Hearing. Balance. Taste. Smell. Voice. Speech. Language. Descriptors: Deafness. Communication Disorders. Information Resources. Organizations. Professional Organizations. Voluntary Organizations. Advocacy. Speech Language Pathology. Otolaryngology. Sensory Disabilities. Hearing Loss. Conferences. Voice Disorders.

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Communication Aids for Children and Adults.

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Source: Milwaukee, WI: Crestwood Communication Aids, Inc. 2005. (32 p.]. Availability: Available from Crestwood Communication Aids, Inc. 6625 North Sidney Place, Milwaukee, WI 53209-3259. (414) 352-5678. Fax: (414) 352-5679. E-mail: crestcomm@aol.com. Website: http://www.communicationaids.com. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This annually published catalog presents a line of assistive and adaptive equipment designed to facilitate communication for children and adults with communication disorders. Products include functional picture cards, including those for sign language; carrying cases and boards for picture cards; communication boards; attention-getting beepers and lights; communication boards for communicating with the eyes only; spell checkers and dictionaries; wheelchair and table mounting kits; voice amplifiers; portable electronic communicators; remote control systems; electrical and electronic systems to configure various communication aids; articulation and language objects kits; language skills tools; eating and drinking aids; and adapted toys. Many of the products focus on survival living skills and everyday situations. Subject Category: Language. Hearing. Speech. Descriptors: Adaptive Equipment. Assistive Devices. Communication Disorders. Adults. Children. Communication Devices. Sign Language. Equipment and Supplies. Accessibility. Physical Disabilities. Multiple Disabilities. Computers.

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Potomac Technology: Assistive Devices Catalog.

Source: Rockville, MD: Potomac Technology. 2005. 68pp. Availability: Available from Potomac Technology. One Church Street, Suite 101, Rockville, MD 20850-4158. Voice/TTY (800) 433-2838 or (301) 762-4005. Fax: (301) 762-1892. E-mail: info@potomactech.com; Web site: www.potomactech.com. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This catalog lists the assistive devices available through the Potomac Technology corporation. Products are listed in twelve categories: alarm clocks and wake-up devices, alerting systems, assistive listening devices, smoke detectors, Ultratec TTYs and signalers, signalers, signalers-automobile, telecaption decoders, telephones, TTY/voice answering machines, telephone amplifiers and amplified ringers, and miscellaneous. Each item is described and illustrated with a black-and-white photograph. An order form is included in a pocket at the end of the catalog. Subject Category: Hearing. Speech. Descriptors: Hearing Loss. Deaf Persons. Hearing Impaired Persons. Equipment and Supplies. Assistive Devices. TDD-TT. Amplifiers. Assistive Listening Devices. Telecommunication. Telephone. Tactile Aids. Alerting Devices.

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Your Guide to Better Hearing.

Source: Washington, DC: Better Hearing Institute. 2005. 29pp. Availability: Available from Better Hearing Institute (BHI). 515 King Street, Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314. (800) EAR-WELL or (703) 684- 3391. Fax: (703) 684-6048. E-mail: mail@betterhearing.org. Website: www.betterhearing.org. PRICE: Single copy free; bulk orders available. Language: English. Abstract: This brochure provides general information about hearing and hearing loss. Topics include tinnitus (ringing in the ears), improvements in medical diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, improvements in audiologic assistance and technology, hearing conservation, hearing aid dispensing, and information for the family and friends of people with hearing loss. The brochure includes a hearing self-test with which readers can determine if they have a hearing loss. The author encourages readers to address potential hearing loss in order to take a more active, vital role in their own lives. Subject Category: Hearing. Balance. Descriptors: Hearing. Hearing Loss. Health Education. Diagnosis. Aural Rehabilitation. Hearing Aids. Quality of Life. Hearing Evaluation. Deafness. Tinnitus. Hearing Conservation. Etiology. Psychosocial Factors. Family. Audiology. Hearing Aid Dispensing.

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College Bound, Young Scholars Program, Summer Science

Program.

Source: Washington, DC: Honors Program, Gallaudet University. 2005. 4 p.

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