Deaf Parents Perspectives

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Deaf Parents Perspectives on Deaf Education was written by Carlene Thumann-Prezioso. This article consist of a list of questions asked to Deaf parents as it relates to school systems and the changes they would like to see. Prezioso also discusses, how the things that are viewed as disadvantages affect the Deaf culture. She begins the article by first talking about what the deaf students believe the problem is. John, who is deaf, stated that he believes “the teachers have low expectations for deaf children.” This statement may hold some truth because some hearing people tend to view deaf children as having a learning disability; however that is not true. A learning disability and a language barrier are on two different ends of the special education

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