Module 4: The Role of the Family. Explores and illustrates motherese/fatherese as used by hearing and by deaf parents. Presents a method of promoting parents' use of nondirective language with their child. Containes real life examples and suggestions of family members and helpful techniques. The handbook and videotape include: instructions to self-study; key information and skills; group learning activities; clips illustrating basic concepts; demonstrations of family-centered early intervention and much more.