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The Importance Of Deaf Culture In American Culture

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It is important for people to know that Deaf culture is a part of American culture and it is something that people should be more aware of. I was never aware of Deaf culture before I decided to go into CSD major. I didn't even know the existence of this culture. One way to give hearing people exposure to ASL and Deaf culture is to introduce it earlier on in education to the young generations. For example, setting up presentations and activities at school for the students to get a better understanding of Deaf culture. Another example is more schools should have ASL classes to be an option for students to take as a second language. I think earlier exposure will definitely help to resolve the problem of ignorance of Deaf and ASL culture from the
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