Centre for Deaf Studies

Centre for Deaf Studies

 

In addition to working with teachers of the Deaf, we aim to equip parents of Deaf children, and the greater Deaf community with the necessary knowledge and skills to foster equal opportunities for the South African Deaf Community.

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Einsteinhands; Thrive (support group for parents of deaf children) (Wits Centre for Deaf Studies, 2018)
  • Mcilroy, Guy (Roots Resources, 2018)
  • Swannack, Robyn; Storbeck, Claudine (2019)
  • Birdsey, Bianca; Storbeck, Claudine (Roots Resources, 2017)
    Benjamin Girl 'Different is Beautiful' is the first in a short series, that explores the life of a little deaf girl through the eyes of her favourite teddy bear. The book serves as a tool for developing empathy and self ...
  • Birdsey, Bianca; Storbeck, Claudine (Roots Resources, 2018)
    Sibu goes to School' follows on from 'Isipho - The Gift'. The story allows the reader to experience much of Sibu's big day as he sets off hand in hand with his beloved Gogo. They meet a new friend, Mbali, who is also ...
  • Birdsey, Bianca; Storbeck, Claudine (Roots Resources, 2018)
    Isipho - The Gift, the first of two short stories in the Ingane Yami series, is a realistic account of what life is like for many South Africans living in rural areas. Late identification, long journeys using hospital ...
  • Birdsey, Bianca; Storbeck, Claudine (Roots Resources, 2018)
    The Present' is a story which continues to unwrap interesting details of what life might be like being deaf. Set around Esther's seventh birthday, this third book in the Benjamin's Girls series invites the reader to join ...
  • Birdsey, Bianca; Storbeck, Claudine (ABC Press, 2017)
    Along came a Strawberry' captures a special evening in the life of Ben and his girl. This little story about fear and courage can be used to unwrap meaningful conversations with young readers. This book provides further ...