Deaf culture : exploring deaf communities in the United States (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Deaf culture : exploring deaf communities in the United States

Author: Irene Leigh; Jean F Andrews; Raychelle L Harris
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does Deaf culture fit into education, psychology, cultural studies, technology and the arts? This book addresses these questions with both theoretical and practical information. With the recognition of American Sign Language (ASL) as a bona fide language, the perception of Deaf people has evolved into the recognition of a vibrant Deaf culture centered around the use of signed languages and the communities of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Leigh; Jean F Andrews; Raychelle L Harris
ISBN: 9781597567916 1597567914
OCLC Number: 934742974
Description: xviii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Deaf community : past and present --
Deaf : causes of being deaf and auditory innovations --
American sign language --
Deaf education and deaf culture --
How deaf children think, learn, and read --
Deaf identities --
Navigating deaf and hearing worlds --
Technology and accessibility --
Arts, literature, and media --
Advocating and career opportunities --
Final thoughts on deaf culture and its future.
Responsibility: Irene W. Leigh, PhD, Jean F. Andrews, PhD, Raychelle L. Harris, PhD.

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This text tells us how deaf culture fit into education, psychology, cultural studies, technology and the arts by providing theoretical and practical information.  Read more...
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