Harlan Lane. Melissa Corcoran Melissa Henry Nehal Kothari Ting-Fen Lin Shanna Massaro Virginia O’Neal Samantha Sefton . Who is Harlan Lane?. Dr. Lane is a professor at Northwestern University who specializes in deaf culture and sign language.
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1.) Winning the fundamental human rights that are guaranteed under international covenant, such as the right to use one's minority language.
2.) Securing education for Deaf children that uses their primary signed language, but also teaches them the majority language.
3.) Improving the Deaf's access to information through both the signed language and the majority language.
4.) Enhancing Deaf culture and social life.
(Lane, Hoffmeister, & Bahan, 1996, p.414)
Further job issues:
A prime CI candidate is described as
Several difficulties faced by the medicalization of cultural deafness:
(Lane, 1999, p. 207)
Clearly Harlan Lane, although a hearing individual, is representing the views of the Deaf community:
When I. King Jordan was asked if he would like his hearing back, he replied:
* Indicates suggested reading provided by Harlan Lane about the cochlear implant debate.
To contact Harlan Lane email: [email protected]