Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Deaf-Blind Program - Resources at the Wegner Center

The following resources are available at the Wegner Health Science Information Center (Wegner Center). The Center for Disabilities is a partner in the Wegner Center. To check out any of these resources, contact the Wegner Center at the address listed below or your local library.

Communication Skills Development
  • Baby Signing Time!
    This videorecording combines sign-along songs, playful animation, and the positive reinforcement of signing babies to teach communication with American Sign Language (ASL).
    Produced by Two Little Hands Productions
    Call Number - Wegner Electronic: HV 2476 B115b 2008
  • A Coactive Sign System for Deaf-Blind Children
    A series of videotapes that teach twelve beginning coactive sign lessons deemed essential for the deaf-blind, as well as backup coactive sign vocabulary designed to supplement and expand the vocabulary of a deaf-blind child.
    Produced by SKI-HI Institute
    Call Number - Wegner Electronic: WV 271 C652 1991
  • Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II - Beginning and Intermediate
    Written by Tom Humphries and Carol Padden with illustrations by Rob Hills, Peggy Lott and Daniel W. Renner
    Call Number - Wegner Books: HV 2474 H862 2004
  • Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction: A Guide to Early Communication with Young Children who have Multiple Disabilities
    Video Produced by Diane M. Klein
    Call Number - Wegner Electronic: HV 888 K57 1999
Vision
  • Cortical Vision Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention
    Written by Christine Roman-Lantzy
    Call Number - Wegner Books: WW 600 R758 2007
  • Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI) Perspectives
    This video explores cortical visual impairment from medical, educational, and personal perspectives.
    Produced by American Printing House for the Blind
    Call Number - Wegner Electronic: WW 276 C829 2005
Transition
  • Supporting Young Adults who are Deaf-Blind in Their Communities: A Transition Planning Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Friends
    Edited by Jane M. Everson
    Call Number - Wegner Books: WV 271 S959 1995
Inclusion
  • Welcoming Students who are Deaf-Blind into Typical Classrooms: Facilitating School Participation, Learning, and Friendships
    Edited by Norris G. Haring and Lyle T. Romer
    Call Number - Wegner Books: WV 271 W442 1995
How to Contact the Wegner Center
  • In Person or by Mail
    Wegner Health Science Information Center
    1400 West 22nd Street, Suite 100
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105
  • By Phone
    605-357-1400 or Toll-Free - 1-800-521-2987
  • Via E-mail
    wegner@usd.edu
  • On the Web
    http://www.usd.edu/library/wegner.cfm
  • Or visit your local library to request items via interlibrary loan.
  • Please identify yourself as a Center for Disabilities patron when requesting materials from the Wegner Center.