A man without words

Title A man without words
Names Schaller, Susan.
Book Number BR008691
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Ildefonso, born deaf and now in his late twenties, is a Mexican Indian who has never been taught language. When the author discovers him in a class, she must introduce him to the concept of language before she can begin to teach him how to communicate. Only after he understands and starts to sign does Schaller learn that experts believe that people cannot be taught unless they learn language skills in childhood.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Biography - Individuals w/ Disabilities - BID
Hearing Disability Interest - DIH
Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
Disability Interest - DII
Linguistics - LGL
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Disability Themes - DIS
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Deaf - Means of communication
Deaf - United States - Biography
Mexicans - United States - Biography
Call Number 362.42092 B ANF
Language English
Released 1991
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1991 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency. Associated Services for the Blind, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Summit Books, c1991.
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