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to Deaf Culture. Group: Berhan A., Marquesa C., Jasmine, Mike B., Denise A., Latia F. and Ro’Derrick B. . What is deaf culture?. -Sharing the same language - use the ASL ( American Sign Language ) -Deaf Institutes where ASL, deaf culture and deaf sports are shared. What is deaf culture?.

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to deaf culture

to Deaf Culture

Group: Berhan A., Marquesa C., Jasmine, Mike B., Denise A.,

Latia F. and Ro’Derrick B.

what is deaf culture
What is deaf culture?

-Sharing the same language - use the ASL ( American Sign Language )

-Deaf Institutes where ASL, deaf culture and deaf sports are shared

what is deaf culture1
What is deaf culture?

-Deaf Clubs- once popular in the past, now on decline because of the technology

-Deaf sports including Deaf Olympics (Curtis Pride, Kenny Walker, Dummy Hoy)

what is deaf culture2
What is deaf culture?

-The visual arts- reflecting ASL,

fingerspelling, pride and

oppression

-Performing arts- Deaf theatre

and movie “Children of a

Lesser God”

what is deaf culture3
What is deaf culture?

-ASL Literature- ASL storytelling,

ASL poetry, ASL jokes,

ASL cartoons

-Shared oppression- audism- hearing people who show a negative or oppressive attitude towards deaf people

other facts about deaf culture
Other facts about deaf culture
  • Taping on a shoulder or waving a hand to get attention
  • Alarm- has vibrator or flashing lights
  • Sidekick or Blackberry- a cell phone for Deaf users
  • VP- videophone (new technology)
important deaf people thomas hopkin gallaudet
Important Deaf People-Thomas Hopkin Gallaudet
  • Thomas Gallaudet was born on June 3, 1822 – August 27, 1902 in Conn.
  • Trinity College in Harford
  • Teaching at NYID-M
  • 1864- Gallaudet's youngest son, Edward Miner Gallaudet, built the first college for deaf students and became the college's first president.
important deaf people helen keller
Important Deaf People-Helen Keller
  • Born: 27 June 1880
  • Birthplace: Tuscumbia,

Alabama

  • Died: 1 June 1968

(of natural causes)

  • Best Known As:

blind and deaf

woman who became a

famous activist

important deaf people heather whitestone
Important Deaf People-Heather Whitestone

Born: February 24,1973 in Dothan, Alabama

Become deaf: about 18month old.

She won Miss America

Pageant in 1995.

School: Central Institute

for the Deaf, Alabama School

of Fine Arts & Hoover High School .

Marriage: John McCallum

Children: two children in Atlanta, Georgia

signs
Signs
  • Fingerspelling and numbers
  • Famous sign: ILY
  • What signs would you like to know?