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Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
VoiceOver With the Brailliant Braille Display
You set the price! Words: 38,520. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware / personal computers / Macintosh
Improve your braille skills while learning to navigate VoiceOver. With this manual, you'll practice step by step processes and build the foundation to work with nearly any program on the Mac with either the Brailliant Braille Display, or spoken VoiceOver itself. This foundation can be built upon as the Mac adds more programs, changes apps and programs, and adapts Siri for the Mac.
Team Smash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Black Mare Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In this inspirational story, a promising show horse overcomes the challenge of being deaf to become a champion. After he retires from the show ring, he finds his way to Houston, where he struggles to adapt to his new job as a police horse. But when one amazing special needs horse meets five amazing special needs girls, it is nothing short of magic!
Catching the Light
Price: Free! Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
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A compelling and heart warming set of four short stories by Mary Grand, author of ‘Free to Be Tegan’.
First Things First: Ensuring Auditory Access
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / communicative disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
First Things First: Ensuring Auditory Access describes six evidence-based strategies to help educators, speech-language pathologists, parents, and student teachers/clinicians ensure that a child with hearing loss is receiving auditory access to spoken language. The strategies focus on understanding what a child hears and facilitating the best hearing experience for a child during intervention.
A Selkie's Kiss
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When a young, deaf woman falls in love with a selkie on the beach of her family home, she discovers that the enchanting selkies have more to fear from men than women or seals alone.
Supporting employees who have a hearing loss
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
This book is a great resource for anyone working with someone who is hard of hearing.
Until I’m Safe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Does she stay and possibly get shot by her crazed father or run into the storm of the century, Hurricane Katrina? Marguerite Aucoin has no choice but to run! Like the fiction heroine she writes about, a teen named Toots Gentry, Marguerite must be brave, despite the fact she’s lost both hearing aids and is virtually deaf.
The Ties Eternal
Price: Free! Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Seventeen-year-old Miranda Wolford was born Deaf--the only things she can hear are the voices of the dead. When a ghost leads Miranda to a missing child and his murderer, she tries to enlist the police, but she can't make them understand. The murderer is on the loose. To stop them, Miranda will have to take matters into her own hands.
Isolated World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.