British Sign Language

16th June 2000 at 01:00

British Sign Language, which incorporates gesture, facial expression and body language, is a multi-sensory way of learning using recognition and memory. Kathy Robinson, the mother of two deaf daughters, is a passionate advocate of the belief that BSL has much to offer all children, not just those with hearing difficulties. Her pioneering resources developedin Birmingham, with warm support from Tim Brighouse,are now available to all teachers. Signs for Success is a practical mnual for teaching core literacy and numeracy skills to deaf and hearing children from the age of three upwards. There is also a CD-Rom with graphics, videoclips, revision exercises and a dictionary.Simple Signs CD-Rom pound;49, manual pound;16.95, both fromThe Forest Bookshop, 8 St John St, Coleford, Glos GL16 8AR. Tel 01594 833858 (voiceminicom). Fax 01594 833446. Email: deafbooks@forestbk.demon.co.ukWebsite: www.forestbk.demon.co.ukProduct website: www.signcommunique.com


Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now