Bailey, C. and Dolby, K. (2002). The Canadian Dictionary of ASL. Edmonton, Alberta: The University of Alberta Press.
Baker-Shenk, C. and Cokely, D. (1991). American Sign Language. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.
Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf (2012). aslphabet.com: The Signing Dictionary for Kids. Toronto: Ontario. http://www.aslphabet.com
Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf and marblemedia www.deafplanet.com – see sign language in action on an award-winning TV series now online!
Eastman, G. (1989). From Mime to Sign. Silver Spring, Maryland: T.J.Publishers
Supalla, S. (1992) The Book of Name Signs: Naming in American Sign Language. San Diego, CA: Dawn Sign Press.
Valli, C., C. Lucas, K.J. Mulrooney (2005). Linguistics of American Sign Language. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.
The Deaf Community
Brislin, R., K. Cushner, C. Cherrie and M. Yong (1986). Intercultural Interactions: A Practical Guide. First Edition. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc.
Brislin, R and Cushner, K. (1996). Intercultural Interactions: A Practical Guide. Second Edition. Cross-Cultural Research and Methodology. Vol.9. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc.
Cripps, J. Deaf Culture. A. Small (Ed.) Retrieved from: http://www.deafculturecentre.ca/Public/Default.aspx?I=294&n=Deaf+Culture
Gibson, H. and Small, A. (1996). Reflections of Ourselves: The Deaf Community from Both Sides of the Mirror. In: Signing On: Adopting a Cultural Perspective. Bobier, D. (Ed). London, Ontario: McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario.
Lane, H., Hoffmeister, R. and B. Bahan. (1996). A Journey into the Deaf World. San Diego, CA: DawnSignPress.
Saks, O. (1989). Seeing Voices. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
Small, A. Cripps, J.S. and Cote, J. (2012). Cultural Space and Self/Identity Development Among Deaf Youth. Monograph I. Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf and Knowledge Network for Applied Education Research
Solomon, A. (2012). Deaf. Far from the Tree. New York, NY: Scribner, Simon and Schuster, Inc. 49-114.
Deaf Theatre in North America
Kilpatrick, B.R. (2007). The History of The Formation of Deaf Children’s Theatre in the United States Dissertation, Faculty of the College Of Graduate Studies, Lamar University, In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Education in Deaf Studies/Deaf Education.
Miles, D and Fant, L. (1976). Sign-Language Theatre and Deaf Theatre: New Definitions And Directions. Murphy, H.J. (Editor). Northridge: Center On Deafness California State University, Northridge.
Tracte, R.E. (1998). Deaf Theatre in Canada: Signposts To An Other Land. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta
ASL Literature Genres
Byrne, A. (2013). American Sign Language (ASL) Literacy And ASL Literature: A Critical Appraisal. Toronto, Ontario: A Dissertation Submitted To The Faculty Of Graduate Studies In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy Graduate Program In Education York University.
Small, A. and Cripps, J.S. (2009). Attitude Planning and Language Planning. In Reference Guide: Barrier Free Education. Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Hearing Society. 23-43. Retrieved from: https://www.chs.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/reference_guide_seq_pgs_2013.pdf
Accessibility and the Arts
ACTRA (2016). A Catalogue of ACTRA’s Diverse Performers. Retrieved from http://www.diversity.ACTRAonline.ca
ACTRA (2013). Practical Tips for Auditioning Deaf Actors. Retrieved from http://www.actra.ca/uncategorized/2013/04/practical-tips-for-deaf-performers/
ACTRA (2013). Guide for Auditioning Deaf Actors: Helpful Links. Retrieved from http://www.actra.ca/uncategorized/2013/04/links-for-deaf-performers/
ACTRA (2016). #ShareTheScreen. Video. ACTRA Toronto Diversity Committee. Retrieved from http://www.actratoronto.com/sharethescreen/
Artbridges (2016). Resources and Tools for Community Engaged Arts. http://artbridges.ca/learning/learning_resources
Canada Council for the Arts (2015). Expanding the Arts: A Guidebook for Working with Artists who are Deaf or have Disabilities. http://canadacouncil.ca/~/media/files/equity/eta-guidebook-eng-wcag-2015-03-04.pdf
Jacobson, R. and McMurchy, G. (2010). Focus on Disability and Deaf Arts in Canada: A Report from the Field. Canada Council for the Arts Retrieved from http://canadacouncil.ca/~/media/files/research%20-%20en/focus%20on%20disability%20and%20deaf%20arts%20in%20canada/focusondisabilityanddeafartsincanada.pdf
Lu, A. (2014). Making Queer Events Accessible for the Deaf Community: A How to Guide. Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf. http://www.bcrad.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Making-Queer-Events-Accessible-for-the-Deaf-Community.pdf
Picasso Pro and Creative Trust (2012). The Performing Arts Access Program: Handbook Part II – American Sign Language (ASL) and Theatrical Interpretation. http://www.creativetrust.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Arts-Access-Handbook-PartII.pdf
Picasso Pro Archive (2016). Retrieved from: www.picassoprohub.org
Artistic Sign Language
Dennison, S. Director of ASL and ASL Consultant, “I Was the Most Alive with You”, role explanation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft1DDCZ8i6I
Dennison, S. Director of Artistic Sign Language, “I Was the Most Alive with You, sample. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akFlJLwxJVc
Kubey, A. (2014). What Makes Sign Language in Theatre Artistic? September 14, 2014. http://wscavantbard.org/what-makes-sign-language-in-theatre-artistic/
Nadarajah, N. (2016). The Limping Chicken: Sign Language in Theatre Should be Art Not Access. June 15, 2016. http://limpingchicken.com/2016/06/15/nadia-nadarajah-sign-language-in-theatre-should-be-art-not-access/
Sign Language Theatrical Performances
Agamemnon Performances (Behind the scenes rehearsal). Directed by Jose Saldana, Deaf filmmaker. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeThxariOiw
I Was Most Alive with You Retrieved from: http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/calendar/2015-2016/Actors-Forums/i-was-most-alive-with-you2/
Shakespeare: Found in Translation. Directed by Cathy Heffernan, Deaf filmmaker. Retrieved from: http://www.bslzone.co.uk/watch/shakespeare-found-translation/
Spring Awakenings Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/TEDxBroadway/
Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf (2015). Signed Music: Rhythm of the Heart. Deaf Arts Handbook Series. Toronto, Ontario. Retrieved from: http://www.deafculturecentre.ca/Public/Page/Files/642_DeafArtsHandbook_Volume2_FINAL2015-1.pdf
Cripps, J.H., Rosenblum, E. and Small, A. (2016). Signed Music. In P. Boudreault, G. Gertz & J.G. Golson (Eds) The Deaf Studies Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Cripps, J.H., Rosenblum, E., Small, A., & Cripps, J. S. (2014). Understanding music through American Sign Language [Website]. Towson, MD: Towson University. http://wp.towson.edu/signedmusic/
Cripps, J. S., Small, A., Rosenblum, E., & Cripps, J. H. (2015). Signed Music: Rhythm of the Heart. Toronto, ON: Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf. Documentary. http://www.deafculturecentre.ca/Public/Default.aspx?I=616&n=Documentary
The Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) http://www.avlic.ca/about/members-directory
Canadian Hearing Society Newsletter: ASL Interpreter Information https://www.chs.ca/ontario-interpreting-services-ois-cart-questions-and-answers#When I call the OIS Scheduling Centre, I speak to an Assignment Coordinator. What do they do?
Deaf Culture Centre www.deafculturecentre.ca
George Brown College ASL/English Interpreter Program http://www.georgebrown.ca/uploadedfiles/ProgramPDFs/2015-2016/Community%20Services%20and%20Early%20Childhood/C110-2015-2016.pdf