Deaf Community

Some articles on deaf, deaf community:

Chinese Sign Language - Perception
... There is a growing awareness about deaf education and care in China ... There is a bilingual-bicultural school for the deaf and a deaf university in China’s third largest city, Tianjin ... As mentioned before, Chinese is a tonal language, making it very difficult for deaf children to learn to speak, for they can’t see the changes in tones that drastically change the meanings of ...
List Of Film Festivals In Europe - Deaf Community
... City Type Details Website BDA (British Deaf Association) Sign Arts Film Festival London Special interest http// Deaf in the Picture Amsterdam Special ...
Disability Publications In The U.S. - The Deaf Community
... The Deaf community has a long history of publications in this country ... The North Carolina School for the Deaf began the first publication for deaf persons in 1848 with its school newspaper, The Deaf Mute ... The American Deaf community is unique by being tied together not only by lack of hearing, but also by a linguistic tradition, American Sign Language, which they identify as forging their ...
E-pek@k - Deaf Organizations in Malaysia - State Level - Kuala Lumpur Society of The Deaf (KLSD)
... Kuala Lumpur Society of the Deaf (officially abbreviated as KLSD, and known as Persatuan Orang Pekak Kuala Lumpur in Malay) is known officially since 1994 ... KLSD is the third deaf organizations to be formed in Malaysia ... The first two deaf organizations are the National Society for the Deaf (NSD) and YMCA Deaf Club Kuala Lumpur ...
Cochlear Implant - Controversy in The Culture
... the strongest objection to cochlear implants has come from the deaf community, which consists largely of pre-lingually deaf people whose first language is a ... For some in the Deaf community, cochlear implants are an affront to their culture, which as they view it, is a minority threatened by the hearing majority ... This is an old problem for the deaf community, going back as far as the 18th century with the argument of manualism vs ...

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