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Best Practices for Collaborating with Deaf Communities in Developing Countries

Amy Wilson and Nickson Kakiri

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter highlights aspects of best practices of researchers and organizations when collaborating with deaf communities (such as in Brazil) to nurture them in achieving independence and enhanced ... More


Shifting Positionality: A Critical Examination of the Turning Point in the Relationship of Interpreters and the Deaf Community

Dennis Cokely

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the relationship between interpreters/transliterators and the deaf community and the forces that altered that relationship. Topics discussed include the roots of the practice of ... More


Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This is a compendium of work by scholars and activists involved in deaf matters. The introduction chapter sets up the global context; it is followed by twelve chapters, seven of which deal with the ... More


Introduction: Why Go around the Deaf World?

Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0000
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This introduction is an overview of the book’s goals, with a brief summary of each chapter. The book followed an eponymous conference at Swarthmore College in 2008 at which activists and scholars in ... More


HIV/AIDS and the Deaf Community: A Conversation

Leila Monaghan and Deborah Karp

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter the authors converse about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in deaf communities, recommending national, not local, action with regard to funding, information dissemination, and information ... More


Deaf Mobilization around the World: A Personal Perspective

Yerker Andersson

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter the author recounts his work, supporting the call for the establishment of schools and local and national organizations for deaf people, as well as supporting the call for ... More


The Deaf Way: Living a Deaf Life

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores various facets of Deaf culture and community during the nineteenth century, revealing how the Deaf world has distinguished itself from the hearing populace via physical, ... More


HIV/AIDS and Deaf Communities in South Africa: A Conversation

John Meletse and Ruth Morgan

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The authors extend chapter 9’s discussion to a different world arena, South Africa. They, too, talk about pernicious effects of lack of access to proper health information, particularly regarding ... More


Learning to Be Deaf: Lessons from the Residential School

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the annual reports of various schools of the deaf in the nineteenth century, which provide an illuminating perspective of the fledgling Deaf community. The chapter is an ... More


Sociological Perspectives on Deaf Identities

Leala Holcomb, Thomas P. Horejes, Oscar Ocuto, and Joseph Santini

in Deaf Identities: Exploring New Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190887599
eISBN:
9780190091989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887599.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter delineates three foundational social questions covering identity and its confluence with society. The authors, deaf academics, use these foundational questions as a framework to examine ... More


Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc: A Yale Man and a Deaf Man Open a School and Create a World

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter tells the story of how an unlikely pair came to open a school for the deaf in the United States and, in the process, establish a Deaf community. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787–1851) was ... More


Deaf Education in Croatia: Challenges and Perspectives

Iva Hrastinski

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of deaf education in Croatia, focusing on the current educational context and communication options for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. After a brief overview of ... More


Introduction

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter establishes “Deafness,” and not mere “deafness”—which speaks only of the body and its failings—as a vibrant, subaltern culture with a language, community, and history of its ... More


Practices and Challenges in Deaf Education in Kenya

Peter Oracha Adoyo and Everline Nyokabi Maina

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ensuring inclusive, equitable, and quality education for all, including those with disabilities, is one of the Sustainable Development Goals to which Kenya has subscribed. The special education ... More


Manual Education: An American Beginning

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the beginnings of a system of education geared toward the Deaf community, examining how such a system had survived well into the twentieth century. Manual education promoted ... More


Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

R. A. R. Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of sign language to educate deaf students. Manual ... More


Co-Enrollment in Toowong, Australia

Michelle Baker, Cameron Miller, Elizabeth Fletcher, Caroline Gamin, and Breda Carty

in Co-Enrollment in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190912994
eISBN:
9780190913021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912994.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In 2001, the first co-enrollment program for deaf children in Australia commenced at Toowong State School in Brisbane, Queensland. The impetus for the program came from the Deaf community and parents ... More


Conclusion

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter ponders on the future of the Deaf community after the founding of the Clarke School in 1867, noting that as the nineteenth century came to a close the debates between ... More


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