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  • Deaf : Deaf And Deaf

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    (2010) defines Deaf Studies as “interdisciplinary approaches to the exploration of Deaf individuals, communities, and cultures as they have evolved within a larger context of power and ideology” (p. 210). In other words, Deaf Studies refer to a specific academic field that studies deaf individuals and their unique communities and culture and may include constructs from anthropology, linguistics, bilingual education, disability, audiology, etc. Within the context of Deaf Studies, deaf individuals are

  • The Deaf : Deaf And Deaf

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    In the Deaf world, the people who are Deaf, deaf, hard-of-hearing, and orals have many defined of each term to identify what they are. They once thought that they are part of the Deaf Culture in which they would think that where they belong. In this research, this will discuss about the difference and how it impact the Deaf community within their culture, value, experiences. Also people who are deaf have experiences stereotyping from those people who don’t understand their culture. There are also

  • Deaf : The Deaf Community

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    There is a Deaf community within nearly every community in America. Spanning across the country, this community overlaps with many other minority groups. There is a Deaf community within nearly every minority group not only in America, but worldwide. According to, the Deaf LGBT community is a community is a minority within a minority, making up ten percent of the Deaf community, or 2.8 million people. Although they span many races, classes, and sexualities, Deaf LGBT people tend to

  • Deaf : The Deaf Community

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    The Deaf Community All around us there is sound, whether it takes the form of birds chirping, people talking, or dogs barking. Every day we wake up to an abundance of sound. Hearing is a part of our senses and what if that was taken from us, or we were born without it? There are many people who have never had the luxury of hearing the sound of music or the voices of their loved ones. It easy to think that having a deaf child or losing your hearing is a tragedy. Cristina Hartmann said, “Make

  • Deaf Perceptions Of The Deaf

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    Deaf Perceptions of Animacy Deaf culture has long been misunderstood and misrepresented within America, in part due to the significant language barrier between the American Deaf and their hearing counterparts. Though it is often thought to be nothing more than an elevated form of charades, American Sign Language (ASL) is a language like any other- not only with its own grammatical syntax, phonology, and morphology, but also in its compliance to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Created by Edward Sapir

  • Deaf : The Deaf Community

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    Deaf Athletics The deaf community is proud of their many accomplishments, and their athletes are not an exception. For many people hearing and deaf sports are a way to relieve stress and express inner emotions. The deaf community offers various amounts of sports for deaf. For deaf adults there are the Deaflympics, USADB basketball, and USA Deaf sport federation. The Deaflympics is a way for deaf athletes to compete on the same level as hearing athletes. Deaflympics started originally as the International

  • Should Deaf Be Deaf?

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    Being deaf doesn’t mean you’re any different than any average human. According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary deaf means “not being able to hear and not willing to listen to or consider something.” Although society thinks different about the definition, the challenge is clearly the loss of hearing. Being deaf has a multiple of difficulties and assumptions, but that is a part of life. Society makes it difficult for deaf people to get their point across because society is set up for hearing people

  • Racial Stereotypes Of Deaf And Deaf

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    to be a great misfortune, but being deaf does not limit the abilities of a person. Members of the Deaf community consider deafness to be normal rather than a disability. A deaf people can do anything a hearing person can do, such as, drive, participate in group activities, communicate, and have normal lives. Deaf In the film “Through Deaf Eyes”, an HDTV documentary including interviews, personal stories, and historic accounts, the prejudice and affirmation of Deaf culture is revealed to show hearing

  • Deaf : The Deaf Way Of Knowing

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    Noted Deaf educator Tom Holcomb, in his 2010 paper, Deaf Epistemology: the deaf way of knowing, posits that the flow of knowledge is fundamentally different in hearing and Deaf cultures. That is, Deaf learners tend to collect information from direct experience or from the secondhand experiences reported to them by other Deaf persons. Hearing learners accumulate information through oral transmission, mostly in formal educational settings but also via casual social contacts. (Holcomb, 2010). Indeed

  • Deaf Studies And Deaf Education

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    responding to in the first place. In their work published in the Winter, 2005 Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Weisel and Kamara examine the effect of deafness and hard of hearing (D/HH) on Attachment in young adults. They write: In combination with the auditory aspects of all of the previous work examined, this may lead one to believe that there is a potentially severe deficit when a hearing mother has a deaf child. This makes logical sense on the surface, since the norm is to have full capacity