Random House Webster's American Sign Language Legal Dictionary
By Elaine Phd Costello
(Random House Reference, Paperback, 9780375719431, 432pp.)
Publication Date: July 8, 2003
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The only dictionary of its kind, Random House Webster's American Sign Language Legal Dictionary is sure to become the definitive ASL reference for legal matters from criminal law to real estate. Whether it is used in the courtroom, classroom, office, or home, Elaine Costello's unrivaled dictionary bridges language gaps in legal matters between the deaf community and their families, colleagues, and community. The third in a successful series of specialized sign language dictionaries, Random House Webster's American Sign Language Legal Dictionary features over 1,000 signs, complete definitions, full-torso illustrations, and step-by-step descriptions of how each sign is formed.
DR. ELAINE COSTELLO is a prominent educator and author who has worked in the field of deaf education for over 25 years. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Deaf Education from the University of Kansas and earned her doctorate in Instructional Technology from Syracuse University. Dr. Costello recently retired as the director and editor-in-chief of Gallaudet University Press, at the world's only liberal arts college for the hearing impaired.