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What Language Do Deaf People Think In?

What language do deaf people think in? Not all deaf people are the same. This means that deaf people think in the language they have been taught. (An exception is when oral deafies learn sign and vice versa.) For example, … Continue reading

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Deaf Culture: The Basics

What is it? Deaf culture as defined by Dr. Barbara Kannapell (deaf professor at Gallaudet University): a set of learned behaviors and perceptions that shape the values and norms of deaf people based on their shared or common experiences. Deaf … Continue reading

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