MeRID Lending Library

Contact the Librarian – Carol Garland

Maine RID’s Lending Library includes: DVD’s, VCR Tapes, Articles

Please read the following rules carefully:

  • One video may be loaned at a time
  • Loan time is 2 weeks
  • Videos/books may be renewed if no one else is on the waiting list.
  • User is responsible for paying return postage.
  • A fine of $5.00 per day per item will be charged for overdue items. This includes weekends and holidays.
  • To avoid late charges, call to renew due video/book.
  • Borrowers are responsible for returning videocassettes in good condition.
  • In case of loss, theft or damage, the person in whose name the videocassette is charged will be billed full price of the cassette.
  • The Library assumes no responsibility for damage or alleged damage caused to a borrower’s video-cassette recorder by a library videocassette.

WARNING! The programs on many of the video-cassettes are licensed only for unadvertised home use. All other rights, including duplication, broadcasting, or public display, are retained by the copyright holder. The use of the Library is a privilege and can be revoked at any time. This Library was set up for the convenience and benefit of all MeRID members; therefore, the responsible handling of these materials will be appreciated. Any member who loses or damages a videotape will beasked to make a $100 deposit, plus pay replacement costs in order to further use the Library. Members may choose to insure library materials when returning them via the mail. If they choose not to insure, any damage or losses will be the borrower’s responsibility.

DVD Collection

  • D1-D13 The Public School in Action
    Practice material for Educational Interpreters; Produced by Project TIEM.online Northeastern University
  • D1 Elementary A—1st Grade
    Presented in spoken English, a teacher has story-time in her class.
  • D2 Elementary A—1st Grade – Reading
  • D3 Elementary C—2nd Grade—Reading
  • D4 Elementary D—3rd Grade—Reading
  • D5 Elementary E—4th Grade—Reading
  • D6 Elementary F—5th Grade—Math, Spelling and Lanuguage
  • D7 Middle School—8th Grade—English and Algebra
  • D8 Middle School—Science: Circulatory System and Social Studies
  • D9 Middle School—Science: Circulatory System #2 and Chloroplasts
  • D10 Middle School—Art, Drama and Homeroom Activities
  • D11 High School—History: The Great Depression; Math: Pre-Calculus; Science: Anatomy
    and Physiology #1
  • D12 High School—History: Creating a Data Base; Math: Calculus; Science: Anatomy and Physiology #2
  • D13 High School—Health; Computer: Keyboarding; French
  • D14 Educational Interpreting Series, Western Oregon University, Heath Goodall, Deaf Presenter
  • Elementary School level, Deaf teacher presents story-time in ASL
  • D15 Educational Interpreting Series, Western Oregon University, Todd Murano, Deaf Presenter
    Middle School level, Deaf teacher lectures on Fossils and the Age of the Earth
  • D16 Educational Interpreting Series, Western Oregon University, John Covell, Deaf Presenter
    Middle School level, Deaf teacher in Math class explains about history of money, uses money to explain fractions
  • D17 Educational Interpreting Series, Western Oregon University, Kim Milhan, Deaf Presenter
    High School level, Deaf teacher explains to class hoe to write a weekly dialogue journal between student and teacher
  • D18 Educational Interpreting Series, Western Oregon University, Diana Covell, Deaf Presenter, High School level, Deaf teacher lectures on Deaf History
  • D19  NIC Interview and Performance Practice DVD.  Interview segment has 3 scenarios, Performance section has 3 examples to practice the performance part of the test
  • D20  My Body, My Responsibility. Health Education Video for Deaf Women. A young deaf woman goes to her doctor to discuss body changes during puberty. Another deaf woman goes for a GYN exam and discusses sex, pregnancy and STD’s with her doctor.  Dialogue is in ASL with English captions.
  • D21  Practicing Radical Acceptance: An Adaptation from the Deaf Perspective.  Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Video, Deaf Wellness Center, University of Rochester. Dialogue is in ASL with English subtitles
  • D22  Opposite Action:An Adaptation from the Deaf Perspective. Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Video, Deaf Wellness Center, University of Rochester. Dialogue is in ASL with English subtitles.
  • D23  EIPA Practice DVD. Educational Interpreting Practice, Secondary Level–PSE
  • D24  Analyzing a Discourse Process: Turntaking in Interpretation Interaction. Gallaudet University
  • D25  The Power of Persuasion.  Gallaudet University
  • D26  Interpreting in Mental Health Settings.  Gallaudet University
  • D27  Deaf Interpreting:  Team Strategies.  Gallaudet University, Pre-conference discussion, post-conference discussion

VCR TAPES

    • T1 ASLRTC ’86
      (American Sign Language Research and Teaching Conference) Sunday, April 13, Keynote Address: Charles Ferguson. Suggestions of possible directions for future linguistics research projects by past president of the Center for Voice and Sign.
    • T2 ASLRTC ’86
      Monday, April 14 First and second language acquisition comparison. Muriel Saville- Troike, Ted Supalla, Elissa Newport. An interesting, technical discussion of second language acquisition, especially young children. Also a discussion of some observable differences between native and non-native ASL speakers.
    • T3 ASLRTC ’86
      Tuesday, April 15 Evaluation: John Clarke, Dennis Cokely These lectures outline the pros and cons of different types of diagnostic and proficiency testing. They focus on the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) test and the feasibility of using this approach in the evaluation of the use of American Sign Language. There is an excellent explanation of its one-to-five grading system. The lectures address the process of choosing evaluators. Voice and Sign
    • T4 ASLRTC ’86
      Wednesday, April 16 Curriculum Considerations: Ella Lentz, Ken Mikos, Cherry Smith, Douglas Brown. Discussion of how Vista College set up a sign language curriculum, problems and solutions. Voice and Sign
    • T5 ASLRTC ’86
      Thursday, April 17 Program Synthesis: James Woodward, Dennis Berrigan, Richard Tucker. A discussion reflecting on papers presented on the prior days and suggestions for future research. Voice and Sign T6 The World According to Pat: Reflections of Residential School Days Pat Graybill and others reminisce about the teachers and students at the residential school. Voice and Sign
    • T7 The Mystery of the Superintendent’s House
      A game to encourage the use and learning of ASL. Treasure is hidden in the superintendent’s house at ZSD, a residential school for the deaf. You have to find it. Sign
    • T8 Conversations
      Two conversations, each with 4 signers. Voice and Sign
    • T9 RID N.T.S. Transliteration Practice Tape
      Transliteration, Intro and Ethical Standards Test, One-to-One Interview; Sign-to-Voice; Voice-to-Sign.
    • T10 RID N.T.S. Interpretation Practice Tape
      Interpretation, Intro and Ethical Standards Test, One-to-One Interview; Sign-to-Voice; Voice-to-Sign. Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T11 Social Services Interpreting Text
      This tape shows hearing and deaf people interacting in a variety of settings: a discrimination case, rape case, drug abuse therapy, medical interview for “female problems” and venereal disease and marriage counseling. The tape is similar in format to the RID N.T.S. practice tapes. The quality of the tape is very poor. It begins in the middle of one segment and breaks off in the middle of the last segment. Sign and Voice, but not interpreted
    • T12 The Anecdotal Series
      Deaf and hearing sign monologues: “An Escapade”, “A Country Radio”, “How I Got on Television”, “Lip Reading Problems”, “Trip to Washington, D.C.”, “Memories From Home”, “The Rooster”, “Trip in a Car”, “My Proudest Moment”, “Traveling in Europe”.
    • T13 Sign and Vision
      Provides 10 minute lectures on the topic of dream analysis as presented by Ms. Julia Smith, therapist. This spoken English lecture is then followed by the same master interpreters modeling transliteration. The model interpreters are nationally known: Jan Kanda, William Burtt, CSC, and Jenna Cassell, CSC. Recommended use: Prep. from voice-to-sign, interpreting/transliteration performance test. Length: 1 hr. 20 min. Voiceto- Sign, Interpreting/Transliteration: Modeling Tape 2A
    • T14 Educational Interpreting: Tape 5B
      An educational interpreting practice tape featuring 13 deaf children from ages 9-19 who attend the Oregon School for the Deaf. Varying in ages, interest and language ability; they share of themselves in ways that are extremely beneficial to individuals working in this setting. Some of the topics include: “ASL or English: Which is more important in my life?”, “My cochlear implant”, “The Gallaudet protest”, “Deaf leadership training”, “Components in Deaf education”, and many more. Over 20 samples, each is voice interpreted. Recommended use: for sign-to-voice skill development for educational interpreting. Excellent tape for parents, teachers and deaf children. Length: 1 hr.
    • T15 Interactive Tape – Real Estate Agent and Client
    • T16 Clinician Interpreter Conference (5 Tapes)
      March 17, 1989: Department of Mental Health Spoken English
    • T17 Sex Abuse Treatment and Deaf Persons (2 Tapes)
      May 14, 1990: Department of Mental Health
    • T18 SNEDHHI (Support Network of Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals)
      “Growing Up Deaf”, November 17, 1989 Waterville High School
    • T19 Values: An Introduction to American Deaf Culture
    • T21 ASL Numbers: Developing Your Skills – Cardinal and Ordinal Systems
      MJ Bienvenu and Betty Colonomos: Features explanations and demonstrations of a variety of Deaf models signing numbers in context.
    • T22 ASL Numbers: Incorporating Systems
    • T23 Parent-Teacher Meeting – Interactive
      Sue Ward and Jack Hoza – N.E. University, 1989
    • T24 Overuse Syndrome
      Identification, prevention and treatment: includes detailed descriptions, diagnosis, common treatments and preventative tips. Also includes a series of specially Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005 designed stretching and stress reduction exercises that will aid in the prevention of Overuse Syndrome.
    • T25 ASL Numbers: Unique Systems
      Covers a number of independent classes of signs, dealing with age, clock time, height, pronouns, fractions, phone numbers, etc., that require special changes in the way numbers are formed.
    • T26 Deaf Culture Series: Autobiographies (6 Tapes)
      8A – Gilbert Eastman: gives intimate details of his life 8B – MJ Bienvenu: shares her life story 8C – Al Sonnenstrahl: tells inspiring story of overcoming discriminatory practices for hiring mechanical engineers within the US government, with the help of LBJ 8D – Paul Johnston: shares his humor and triumph 8E – Rev. T. Coughlin: the first deaf priest in America; how he broke through the barriers of discrimination with determination and hard work 8F – Dennis Schemenauer: his story is unique and inspiring; faced challenge of living with AIDS 8G – Patrick Graybill: intimate look into Patrick’s multi-gifted life, as well as, an enjoyable performance of the children’s fable, “The Stork and the Fox” 8H – Howie Seago: starred on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Voice Interpreted
    • T27 Live Concert with ASL Interpretation: By John McCutchen
      Includes story telling and songs. Recommended use: Performance arts skill development, ASL interpretation skill development and entertainment
    • T28 Tales in Sign Language
      A. Three Little Pigs, Beauty and the Beast, Little Red Riding Hood: by Helen Kanski B. Jack and the Beanstalk, Emperor’s New Clothes, Hansel & Gretel C. Elves and the Shoemaker, Goldilocks, Rumplestiltskin D. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    • T29 Stories in Sign – Ronnie Taylor
      Deaf President Now
    • T30 Stories in Sign – Ronnie Taylor
      Ben Wilson and Donald Lang
    • T31 Stories in Sign – Ronnie Taylor
      Deaf Way
    • T33 Freelance Interpreting (w/printed transcripts)
      An open, frank discussion of this career choice – advantages and limitations
    • T34 Working for a Referral Agency (w/printed transcripts)
      A candid, informative discussion dealing with real-life working conditions and career choices.
    • T35 Mentoring (w/printed transcripts)
      What is a mentor, how do you seek out a mentor, how do you identify and create a healthy mentor/mentee relationship, advantages and limitations
    • T36 Ethical Standards and Behavior (w/printed transcripts)
      Perceptions of ethical behavior and conduct, approaches to resolving conflicts, role of consumer/client groups Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T37 Interpreters on Interpreting
    • T39 One-to-One Interview – Transliteration Tape 7B
      Interactive Tape – viewer is given opportunity to be the interpreter for this interaction. The interview is then followed by the same interviewer with a model interpreter.
    • T40 Advanced Practice: Konrad Hokanson Tape 4A
      Konrad Hokanson is an elder in the Deaf Community to whom ASL comes as naturally as breathing.
    • T41 Beginning Interpretation Evaluation Prep: Debi Duran Tape 4C
      A natural storyteller presents several amusing signed samples. All are very entertaining and presented in very clear and easy to follow ASL.
    • T42 Transliteration Prep: David Wood Tape 4E
      The Vice Principal for the high school at the Oregon School for the Deaf shares about working at a Deaf School.
    • T43 Advanced Interpretation Evaluation Prep: Jack R. Cassell Tape 4B
      Currently managing a statewide TDD access program, he provides us with an excellent opportunity to practice sign to voice skills for a daily consumer of interpreting services.
    • T44 Senior Signers: Zelma and Konrad Hokanson Tape 4D
      Zelma Hokanson and her husband of 50 years provide an excellent chance to practice sign to voice interpreting for the more mature member of the Deaf Community. Konrad tells his “Duck Story”. You decide if this is a true story! Recommended use: Deaf cultural information, exposure to mature sign language users, and advanced sign to voice practice
    • T45 More Deaf Children Signers! (Ages 5-11) Tape 5C
      Gives these young children an opportunity to sign about what is important to them. Eleven different children tell stories and demonstrate their abilities.
    • T46 Even More Deaf Children Signers! (Ages 11-14) Tape 5D
      Fourteen children share their thoughts about school, family and their world; funny, sad, cute, serious, and personal
    • T47 Still More Deaf Children Signers! (Ages 13-18) Tape 5E
      Teenagers generally have a lot on their minds. Ten different youngsters with varying backgrounds and interests present a model of the Deaf leadership of tomorrow.
    • T48 Fingerspelling Practice Tapes
      60-minute tapes to improve fingerspelling production and comprehension A. Geographic Locations B. Fingerspelled Loan Signs C. Proper Names D. Miscellaneous Items
    • T49 Mary Beth Miller – Taped in a Cabaret Setting
      Her show includes comical “bits ‘n skits” that take a humorous look at New York City, sign language students, interpreters, and her clever improvisations.
    • T50 Transliteration Evaluation Prep: Jean Teets Tape 4F
      Jean primarily follows English structure and consistently uses English mouth. Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T51 The Face of ASL – Basic Declarative Sentences
      Series on facial grammar designed by MJ Bienvenu and Betty Colonomos; focuses on non-complex topicalized sentences, the grammatical use of eye gaze, and how negation is marked nonmanually in ASL.
    • T52 The Face of ASL – Basic Questions
      Series on facial grammar designed by MJ Bienvenu and Betty Colonomos; Demonstrates three types of questions in ASL: those that require a “yes/no” response, those that require information to answer (wh-word), and those that are answered by the speaker (rhetorical); negative forms are also presented.
    • T53 The Face of ASL – Conditionals and Relative Clauses
      Series on facial grammar designed by MJ Bienvenu and Betty Colonomos; concentrates on these special types of clauses and how they are marked nonmanually in ASL.
    • T54 The Face of ASL – Complex Sentences
      Series on facial grammar designed by MJ Bienvenu and Betty Colonomos; focuses on special combinations and sequences of nonmanually marked clauses in ASL
    • T55 Interpreter Role and Ethics
      (ITP Class – Waubonsee Community College with Sharon Neumann Solow) Open captioned
    • T56 Monologues ’90
      Gallaudet University Department of Linguistics and Interpreting 2 videotapes – Tape 1: sign only; Tape 2: sign with voice-over
    • T57 “Cross-Cultural Comparisons” – Teleclass: March 5, 1993
      Marie Philip – Part A and Part B with voice-over
    • T58 Fundamentals in the Interpretive Theory of Translation
      Mme. Danica Seleskovitch – Part 1 and Part 2 Open captioned
    • T59 CSUN – Health Care Interpreting Situations for Practice
      #1 Nutrition; #2 HIV Counseling; #3 Prenatal Care, Labor and Delivery
    • T60 Interpreting in the Medical Setting – ITP Class
      Waubonsee Community College (2 tapes); Instructors: Marty Barn and Sandra Gish; Open captioned
    • T61 Processes in Interpreting and Transliterating – Making Them Work for You
      March 27, 1992 – 2 Tapes – Front Range Community Teleconference; featuring Betty Colonomos
    • T62 Gallaudet University – ASL, Voice, Open captioned
    • T63 Gallaudet University Monologues (3 Tapes)
      A: Closed captioned; B: Voice-over; C: ASLer
    • T64 Voicing Workshop
    • T65 Signing Naturally – Level 1 Student video and text
    • T66 An Introduction to American Deaf Culture
      Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T67 Bill Ennis – Live at SMI
    • T68 American Sign Language – ABC Stories
      A one-hour tape featuring several Deaf people presenting many “sign play” stories. The challenge of an ABC story is to use letters of the manual alphabet, in alphabetical order, to tell a story.
    • T69 The Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers, Students, and Interpreters in a Mainstream Setting. 
      A Clarification – 3/26/92 This tape was developed and produced by SNEDHHI (Support Network of Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals) and aired over Interactive Television through the University of Maine at Augusta.
    • T70 Interpreting on the ITV System – Maine Site Meeting (6/11/92)
      Maine interpreters and deaf consumers discuss interpreting over the interactive television system used by USM.
    • T71 Stories by a Deaf-Blind Consumer, University of Arkansas
      Featuring Bapin, a deaf-blind man born in India and educated in the US.
    • T72 Stories from a Black, Deaf Perspective, University of Arkansas
      Featuring Ella Irby, a deaf black woman.
    • T73 Consecutive Interpreting Practice, ASL. Department of Linguistics, Gallaudet
      This tape provides short speeches with pauses to be used for modeling or practice in consecutive interpreting.
    • T74 Consecutive Interpreting Practice, English. Department of Linguistics, Gallaudet
      This is a tape of short speeches in English, with pauses, to be used for modeling or practice in consecutive interpreting.
    • T75 Understanding the Dynamics of Deaf Consumer-Interpreter Relations, Part 1 (Front Range Community College, Colorado)
      Eileen Forestal presents in ASL, with voice-over.
    • T76 Understanding the Dynamics of Deaf Consumer-Interpreter Relations, Part 2 (Front Range Community College, Colorado)
      Eileen Forestal presents in ASL, with voice-over.
    • T77 Education Interpreting – Round Table Discussion
      Four deaf students discuss their experiences from the student perspective. Greg DeLisle from Wills Ross School for the Deaf, Massachusetts, moderates.
    • T78 Educational Interpreting in the Public School
      University of Tennessee teleclass features a panel discussing the role and function of education interpreters.
    • T79 The Structure of Fingerspelling, Part 1
      Carol Patrie presents on why fingerspelling recognition is a persistent difficulty for interpreters.
    • T80 The Structure of Fingerspelling, Part 2
      Carol Patrie presents on why fingerspelling recognition is a persistent difficulty for Interpreters Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T81 Johnson County Community College: Repetitive Motion
      Taped teleconference to assist interpreters in taking care of themselves to avoid overuse syndrome.
    • T82 Voicing Workshop
      Deaf tell short stories, with voice-over.
    • T83 Deaf-Tend Your
      Nonmanual signals in ASL (video and text)
    • T84 Signing Naturally, Level 2
      Practice in locating things, creative use of ASL in storytelling and poetry.
    • T85 Tomorrow Dad Will Still Be Deaf
      Bonnie Kraft, with her storytelling finesse, relates in ASL about growing up with deaf parents. Funny and sometimes frustrated, she gives us insight into living with two cultures.
    • T86 Advanced ASL Stories
      Deaf adults tell stories. Excellent use of ASL for more advanced voicing practice.
    • T87 Language Use in ASL: Register
      Register – ASL discussion of register followed by examples of formal and informal register by four different presenters.
    • T88 Models of Oral Transliteration
    • T89 Memoirs – Life Stories: Gladys and William Miles
      An older deaf couple tells their life experiences
    • T90 Comparing ASL and English Features; Implications for Voice Interpreting
      Several stories told by Deaf adults with voice interpretative given. Good for voice interpreting practice.
    • T91 ASL Stories by Jeff Lenham
      Deaf adult tells stories in very clear, easy to understand manner. Relax and enjoy! Good for voicing practice.
    • T92 Interpreting in Educational Settings: Interactive Vignette with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students, Part 1
      Students use a transliterated or Signed Exact English method
    • T93 Interpreting in Educational Settings: Interactive Vignette with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students, Part 2
      Students use a transliterated or Signed Exact English method
    • T94 Interpreting Situations with Teenage Students (Tape 1)
      Deaf teens using a Signed Exact English method
    • T95 Interpreting Situations with Teenage Students (Tape 2)
      Deaf teens using a Signed Exact English method
    • T96 The University of Tennessee – Educational Interpreting in the Public School System: Principles and Practices
      Panel discussion of educational interpreting followed by questions and answers Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T97 Interpreting Technical Material: Genetics
      Undergraduate lecture on genetics, followed by an interpretation. Model of preparation with teacher and student.
    • T98 Advanced ASL Stories
    • T99 One-on-One Interviews
      Real life situations for voice and sign practice. Two brief interviews. First, a vocational rehabilitation worker interviews a deaf client. Second, a deaf person is interviewed for an architectural position (good opportunity to practice skills in transliterating and voice for a more English signer). Good for beginner to intermediate interpreting students.
    • T100 Cultural Heritage Vignettes
      People from various countries tell about their different cultures. Good challenge for sign interpretation practice, as the speakers have a variety of accents and refer to names and places in their countries.
    • T101 Oral Interpretation: Models and Analysis
    • T102 Lectures, Stories and Lessons
      Lectures are given by deaf presenters on interesting subjects: lying, the power of society, and taking a computer class. There is a voice interpretation, then a “back translation”, which is a sign interpretation of that voice-over. The tape can be used for voicing practice, as well as analysis of how a message can be altered.
    • T103 Interpreting in the Math Classroom
      A deaf and a hearing teacher instruct a class in polynomials.
    • T104 For Interpreters, By Interpreters: Interpreting a Deaf Moderated Meeting
      Observe how deaf people conduct a meeting, allowing all to participate.
    • T105 Using ASL Classifiers
      Nancy Perry walks through a mall and picks items (store displays, stuffed animals, plants) to describe in ASL. The tape challenges the viewer to look at the object, try to describe it in ASL, then watch Nancy use her classifiers.
    • T106 Interpreting in Mental Health Settings
      A lively video, presenting some issues faced in mental health settings, such as psychotic consumers and transference.
    • T107 Bummy’s Basic Parliamentary Workshop
      ASL video and text explaining how to use parliamentary procedure to conduct meetings smoothly.
    • T108 The Secrets of Successful Presentations When Using Interpreters: Deaf Presenter
      How to make a presentation smooth and professional. The importance of preconferencing: discuss register, target audience, vocabulary, how to signal for clarification. Presented in ASL by an experienced Deaf lecturer and interpreter team.
    • T109 Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community: Laurene Gallimore
      ASL with voice-over. A black deaf woman tells a moving story of her life experience, including a narrative of her close friend at a deaf school, which friendship cools because of family prejudice. Also, her observations on why she prefers an interpreter to be of the same race as herself. Shows need for more diversity in Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005 interpreters.
    • T110 Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community: Jessica M. Lee
      ASL with voice-over. This tape is designed to help interpreters better understand the multicultural experience of deaf people. An Asian deaf woman relates her experience: her parents quest for the best education for her, their search for a “cure” (including Chinese herbs, acupuncture, and faith healing), and her own identity issues.
    • T111 Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions: Interpreting AA Meetings
      ASL translation of the book “Twelve Steps”
    • T112 Introduction to Mentoring, with Elisa Maroney
      How to choose a mentor, what goals can be set together, and how long does the mentor/mentee relationship continue.
    • T113 Simultaneous Interpreting: Hearing Presenter, “Combating Racism Among Teenagers”
      Sign Media. Practice material—you are the interpreter for this lecture.
    • T114 Consecutive Interpreting: Hearing Presenter, “Combating Racism Among Teenagers”
      Sign Media. Practice material—same lecture as above, but lecture is presented in segments with pauses for consecutive interpreting.
    • T115 Simultaneous Interpreting: Deaf Presenter, “ASL in the Education of Deaf
      Children”
      Sign Media. Practice material—you are the interpreter for a deaf presenter on the education of deaf children.
    • T116 Consecutive Interpreting: Deaf Presenter, “ASL in the Education of Deaf Children”
      Sign Media. Practice material—same lecture as above, but material is presented in segments with pauses for consecutive interpreting.
    • T117 Simultaneous Interpreting: Deaf Presenter, “ADA and Interpreters”
      Sign Media. Practice material—you are the interpreter for a deaf presenter on ADA.
    • T118 Consecutive Interpreting: Deaf Presenter, “ADA and Interpreters”
      Sign Media. Practice material—same lecture as above, but material is presented in segments with pauses for consecutive interpreting.
    • T119 David Rivera, Sign Master: “Batman”
      Short clip of the movie, then deaf man tells the story in ASL. His use of classifiers and hand-shapes is astounding.
    • T120 David Rivera, Sign Master: “Space Jam”
      Short clip of the movie, then deaf man tells the same story in ASL.
    • T121 “Culture Shock” by Guillaume Chastel – videotape
      A deaf teacher tells of his experience growing up at a residential school in France, then his move to Gallaudet University. Why does he at first miss France so much? His insights into cultural differences encourage each of us to examine our own cultural diversity.
    • T122 “Culture Shock” by Guillaume Chastel – CD
      Same story as in video, but includes interactive segments on the vocabulary. Maine RID Lending Library Updated April 2005
    • T123 Fingerspelling: Expressive and Receptive Fluency; A video guide by Joyce L. Groode.
      Techniques to help interpreters improve receptive skills. Includes segments for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students to practice.
    • T124 Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community (ASL) by Mark Landreneau
      Deaf-blind man tells his life experiences in ASL (with voice-over)
    • T125 Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community (ASL) by Shaheena Shamin
      Deaf woman tells her life story of growing up in Pakistan, compared with American culture. (In ASL with voice-over)
    • T126 Education Interpreting Series: High School Level. Steven Simmon—Deaf
      Presenter High School lecture by Deaf teacher about deaf history. Good tape for ASL to English voice practice.
    • T127 Cultural Heritage Vignettes, Part II
      Deaf people relate short stories highlighting their cultures, including the Jewish festival of Purim, the Chinese legend of the Hoping Wife, and growing up in Tunisia. (ASL only)
    • T128 Understanding and Interpreting Politically Correct Language
      This tape was prepared to help interpreters make appropriate cultural adjustments in their interpretation.
    • T129 Legal Interpreting: Where Do I Stand?
      Risa Shaw and Carla Mathers discuss role and physical positioning of court interpreters.
    • T130 Country Signs
      A Maine RID workshop presented by Conrad Strack-Grose, April7, 2004

Articles

  • Artificial Versus Natural Sign Development: A Response to Rasmus and Allen, by Frank Cassamise
  • Denying Disability: The Case of Deafness, by Marilyn Mendelson, MSW, and Felicia Rozek, Ph.D.
  • Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness, by Frank Cassamise
  • Guideline for Mental Health Professionals Regarding Use of Interpreters for the Deaf, Applications from UCCD
  • The Influence and Utilizations of an Interpreter for Deaf Persons in Family Therapy, by Bernard M. Gerber, MD
  • Issues in Therapy with Hearing Children and Deaf Persons, by Frances R. Frankenburg, FRCP (C), Leon Sloman, FRCP (C), Anna Perry, BA
  • Mental Health and Deafness in Maine, by David Lawlor, Deaf Services Coordinator
  • NTID Technical Signs Project (TSP) General List of Sign Books and Videotapes for Technical/Specialized Vocabulary
  • Overview of Technical Signs Project Process and Materials for Sharing
  • Perspectives on Psychotherapy with Deaf Persons, by Barbara A. Brauer, Ph.D.
  • Quality Assurance Screening Program, Division of Deaf and Deafened, Commission on Handicapped Concerns; Michigan Department of Labor
  • Sign Language, Power, and Mental Health, by Raymond Trybus
  • Signs Have Parts: A Simple Idea, by Robbin Battison
  • Unlocking the Curriculum: Principles for Achieving Access in Deaf Education, by Robert E. Johnson, Scott K. Liddell, Carol Erting

Books and Pamphlets

  • B1 Mental Health Services to Deaf Persons in Maine,
    Maine Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation – Year-end Report, September 1985; Discussion of Mental Health services and the utilization of these services offered in the State of Maine 
  • B2 Mental Health Services to Deaf Persons in Maine,
    Maine Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation – Biennial Report, January 15, 1990 
  • B3 RID – National Evaluation Systems, Study guide for the written and performance tests
  • B4 Sign Language Interpreting: A Basic Resource Book, by Sharon Neumann Solow
  • B5 I Didn’t Hear the Dragon Roar, by Frances M. Parsons
  • B6 American Deaf Culture, An Anthology, edited by Sherman Wilcox
  • B7 Introduction to Interpreting, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., 1980
  • B8 Silver Threads, by Lou Fant; a personal look at the first 25 years of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
  • B9 Interpreting: An Introduction, by Nancy Frishberg
    Revised 1990 edition, includes new sections on RID Certification; Work settings: educational, legal, medical, and mental health 
  • B10 Registry of Certified Interpreters 1991
  • B11 1990-1991 Catalog of Captioned Feature and Special Interest Films and Videos for the Hearing Impaired
  • B12 Interpreting in Medical Settings Handbook, by Marty Barnum
  • B13 Handbook for Interpreters in the Mental Health Setting, (Revised Second Printing) by Pam Owens
  • B14 Interpreting: The Art of Cross Cultural Mediation, Proceedings of the Ninth National Convention of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, July 4-8, 1985
  • B15 AVLIC/AILVC, Papers from the 1988 Conference of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada
    June 30-July 4, Toronto, Canada 
  • B16 Sign Me Fine, by Laura and Eva Barash Dicker; shows the differences between American Sign Language and English
  • B17 Signs for Computer Terminology, by Steven L. Jamison.
    This book assumes that the user has some familiarity with conversation sign language. Only those terms that are commonly used in a computer context are included here. Vocabulary is heavily slanted toward the computer programming and systems analysis, with less emphasis on computer engineering, computer operations, etc. 
  • B18 Journal of Interpretation, complimentary copy, May 1, 1992
  • B19 When the Mind Hears, by Harlan Lane; comprehensive history of the Deaf
  • B20 A Journey into the Deaf-World, by Harlan Lane, Robert Hoffmeister, and Ben Bahan.
    The authors liken the Deaf-World to a revolving door that spins at its own rate. If you can walk in and keep up with the pace, you are welcome. The book’s goal is to slow down the spin so the reader can join for a while. 
  • B21 Interpreting for International Conferences, by Danica Seleskovitch
  • B22 Black and Deaf in America, by Ernest Hairsten
  • B23 In This Sign, by Joanne Greenberg, novel about Deaf experience
  • B24 They Grow Old in Silence: The Deaf Child and His Family, by Eugene Mindel
  • B25 Oral Interpretation, by Winifred Northcott
  • B26 Word Wealth: How to Increase Your English Vocabulary, by Ward Miller
  • B27 English Grammar and Composition, by John Werriner
  • B28 Socio-linguistics of the Deaf Community, by Ceil Lucas
  • B29 So You Want To Be an Interpreter, by Janice Humphrey
  • B30 Deaf in America, by Carol Padden
  • B31 Encounters With Reality: 1,001 Interpreter Scenarios, by Brenda Cartwright;
    poses real life situations with suggestions from an experienced interpreter and a Deaf consumer on how to resolve the situation. In addition, a variety of situations are given in education, medical, job-training settings; the reader must ponder how to handle these problems. 
  • B32 Interpreting Handbook for Diagnostic Procedures, by Cathy Cochran;
    helps interpreters deliver a clear, accurate interpretation in a medical setting 
  • B33 Clinical Interpretation of Objective Psychological Tests, by Charles Golden
  • B34 Interpretation: A Sociolinguistic Model, by Dennis Cokely.
    Why does the interpreted message differ from the source message? What is the relation between lag time and interpreter miscues? The author painstakingly dissects the work of six interpreters to help us understand this. 
  • B35 Involuntary Hospitalization Laws
  • B36 American Sign Language: a teacher’s resource test on grammar and culture, by C. Baker-Shenk and D. Cokely
  • B37 Deaf Plus: a multicultural perspective, by K. M. Christensen and G. I. Delgado
  • B38 Transliterating: show me the English, by J. Kelly
  • B39 ASL-to-English: Say it like they mean it, by J. Kelley
  • B40 Reading between the signs: a practical approach to cultural adjustment, by A. Mindess
  • B41 Sign Language Interpreting: exploring its art and science, by D. A. Stewart, J.D. Schein and B. E. Cartwright
  • B42 A Place of Their Own: creating deaf community in America, by J. Vickrey Van Cleve and B. A. Crouch