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: website:

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