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Author Froude, Jenny, 1939-
Title Making sense in sign : a lifeline for a deaf child / Jenny Froude.
Imprint Clevedon [UK] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2003]
©2003

Series Parents' and teachers' guides ; 6
Parents' and teachers' guides ; no. 6.
Subject Froude, Thomas, 1980-
Froude, Jenny, 1939-
Deaf children -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Parents of deaf children -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Deaf -- Means of communication -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 180 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-178) and index.
Contents The time of crises -- Deafness may result -- Take my hands and let them move -- Channels of communication -- Good times -- bad times -- Coping and caring -- Growing up -- Sound or silence? -- Staying strong -- The big adventure -- Language for life -- Borneo and beyond -- What is deaf? -- Paths to understanding.
Summary Words were not enough for Tom; it was signs that made sense of a world silenced by meningitis. This work is an account by a woman of how her son contracted meningitis and of the deafness that resulted. It offers a discussion of the issues surrounding deafness from a parental viewpoint.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1853596302 (electronic bk.)
9781853596308 (electronic bk.)
1853596299 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781853596292 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1853596280 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781853596285 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9786610828159
6610828156
OCLC # 53061444
Additional Format Print version: Froude, Jenny, 1939- Making sense in sign. Clevedon [UK] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2003 1853596299 1853596280 (DLC) 2002015682 (OCoLC)50730959