Deaf in a City of Music

Deaf in a City of Music

by Poppy O'Guin Steele


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942905356
Publisher: Amphorae Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/22/2016
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Poppy O’Guin Steele, who grew up in the Deaf World, married her high school sweetheart who is now a police detective. They have two teenage daughters. Poppy taught developmental classes in community colleges while the girls were growing up. She was also a freelance interpreter and freelance writer during those years.

Poppy is currently the founder and Executive Director of the Sign Club Co. which is a nonprofit that teaches sign language to hearing children in the community and advocates for deaf children. She loves Harry Potter, tiramisu lattes with soy, white-water rapids, and the color red.

Table of Contents

Prologue My Playlist (a disclaimer) 8
Chapter 1 I Have Voice. Hear me Roar 12
Chapter 2 The Police 20
Chapter 3 The Funerals 24
Chapter 4 Woman Preacher Problems 28
Chapter 5 Child Development 32
Chapter 6 Voc Rehab Work Center 36
Chapter 7 Patrick and I Go Visiting Sandra 40
Chapter 8 Neglect 44
Chapter 9 Schools 48
Chapter 10 Bob's Daughter's Surgery 56
Chapter 11 Interpreter School 60
Chapter 12 Cussing Class 64
Chapter 13 A.D.A Meeting 70
Chapter 14 Move to Bigger Town 76
Chapter 15 My First Big City Assignment 78
Chapter 16 The Children 84
Chapter 17 Leap the Fence on Faith 130
Resources 138

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