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Re: Mishka...Deaf Culture-Deaf Community?? by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven In Mishka's postAgainst ASL and Deaf Culture, Karen Mayes Says: *whistle* I really don’t have a problem with ASL (we use it predominately at home) and Deaf Culture. In fact, it is fun and comfortable...
Deaf or Not-Deaf: Who is the More Qualified ASL Teacher? by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven was to "go off" regarding the importance of Signing Time for hearing mothers of deaf children. Then, strangely, I took a moment to actually reflect on the commenters' perspectives. These were the two comments that I found thought-provoking: Deaf...
How Deaf Is Deaf Enough? Playing God on deafread.com? by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven being Deaf and using American Sign Language (ASL)? I don't really understand that question, how about this one: *Can the Deaf Community accept that ASL is not the natural language of all Deaf people...
Deaf or deaf? by Heather .. Patient Expert himself Deaf (with a capital D) or deaf (with a small d). Essentially, will he be able to embrace his deafness... himself deaf at all. What we do now will to a large extent determine the answer to that question. I’ ve...
Deaf World 2009 - in celebration of Hampshire Deaf Association’s 130th anniversary by DeafBlog Patient Expert Deaf World 2009, the largest exhibition of its kind in the south will be held this year... and everyone is welcome. The Deaf World exhibition, solely sponsored by HJS Solutions, is a nationally recognised forum...
Proposal for Equal Opportunity for Deaf, hard of hearing, late- deafened and deaf blind Americans by Danielle N. Patient Expert PROPOSAL FOR LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC POLICY TO ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR DEAF, HARD OF HEARING, LATE-DEAFENED AND DEAF-BLIND AMERICANS!!!! Today, I got this email...
Signing to all deaf / Deaf people! by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Middlesex University researcher Catherine Carlton wants to contact members of the Deaf community n a project looking at the importance of BSL to Deaf identity. The research aims to highlight...
A Letter from a Deaf Lawyer for Non-LPC Deaf Counselors by Candace A. McCullough Doctor of Philosophy As many of you already know, Deaf counselors are few and far between. The reason.... Below, we are reprinting a letter from a Deaf lawyer, who is working to rectify the situation, and hopefully, enable...
Deaf Alcoholics Anonymous Group in Frederick, MD by Candace A. McCullough Doctor of Philosophy New Deaf Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Group: Many Deaf people find it difficult, if not impossible... below. For those of you who live in other cities and states, please send in your local Deaf AA group information in the comments...
How to Date a Deaf Person by Dr. Tina Tessina, Phd "Dr. Romance" Doctor of Philosophy I want to tell you a short story about myself. I am deaf since birth and I grew up being deaf... with them seems to go well; but as soon as I let them know that I am deaf they have stopped talking to me as if I had leprosy...

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