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Inflection
Changes in the movement of a sign to indicate the frequency or duration of an event.
Conductive Hearing Loss
Hearing impairment due to disruption of sound through the outer or inner ear.
Sensorimeural Hearing Loss
Hearing impariment due to sensory or nerve damage in inner ear, auditory nerve, or auditory cortex of the brain.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Federal law that requires ALL public places to be accessible to disabled persons.
Closed Captioned (CC)
text to accompany sound on a TV program.
Gallaudet
Man credited with bringing modern-day sign language to America.
Individual Education Plan (IEP)
an annually developed plan to address the needs of every ESE student.
Mainstream
Including an ESE student into a non-ESE classroom; all are functioning on the same level.
Inclusion
Including an ESE student into a non-ESE classroom; student is functioning on a different academic level.
Minimal Language Skills (MLS)
Deaf individuals with little or no education and whose command of American Sign Language, or any language, is poor or nonexistent.
Manual Communication
The generic term used for any communication using signs and/or fingerspelling.
Oral Communication
Communication through speaking, listening, and speech-reading WITHOUT the use of sign language.
Total Communication
The philosophy of education that incorporates sign language, gestures, and fingerspelling.
Simultaneous Communication (SIMCOM)
The act of expressing oneself by signing and speaking at the same time.
Signer
A person who uses sign language.
Interpret
The process of changing messages from one language IMMEDIATELY into another language; the process of changing spoken English into ASL.
Transliterate
The process of changing spoken Englisf into signed English.
Voice-to-sign interpreting
The process of rendering a spoken message into a signed message.
Sign-to-voice interpreting
The process of rendering a signed message into a spoken message.
Qualified Interpreter (QA I, II, III)
An interpreter who has passed a state level screening.
Educational Interpreter (EIE I, II, III)
An interpreter who has passed an evaluation specific to an educational setting.
Certified Interpreter (RID, CI/CT)
An interpreter who has passed the national evaluation demonstrating advanced interpreting or transliterating skills.