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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 Influence of the Past

Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews diverse deaf identities through the lens of historical perspectives. The focus is on the tenor of the times and the social forces related to selected historical events, ... 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


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


The Fight over the Clarke School: Manualists and Oralists Confront Deafness

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/9780814722435.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the fight to found an oral school in Massachusetts, one of the first in U.S. history, the Clarke School for the Deaf. The surging pure oralists and the increasingly beleaguered ... More


The Development of Narrative Skills in British Sign Language

Gary Morgan

in Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the continued developments and refinements that occur in the production of deaf school-age children’s narratives in British Sign Language (BSL). Although the data and ... More


Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education: Time to Take Stock

Harry Knoors, Gladys Tang, and Marc Marschark

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the context in which bilingual deaf education came to flourish in many countries in the world since the 1980s. It also discusses the philosophy of bilingual deaf education and ... More


School as a Site for Natural Language Learning

Marlon Kuntze, Debbie Golos, Kimberly Wolbers, Catherine O’Brien, and David Smith

in Diversity in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

According to the sociocultural perspective of language development, language learning is a by-product of communication that is meaningful. For deaf students, who often have limited access to ... More


Parenting, Training, and Schooling: The Zobrests Encounter Deafness

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter traces the Zobrests’ decision-making regarding their deaf son Jim’s education from a pediatrician’s diagnosis in Erie, Pennsylvania, through Jim’s early training at the Gertrude A. ... More


Include to Grow: Prospects for Bilingual and Bicultural Education for Both Deaf and Hearing Students

Lucrezia Di Gregorio, Vincenzina Campana, Maria Lavecchia, and Pasquale Rinaldi

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/9780190912994.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Deaf children in Italy are provided with different types of schooling. Few public schools offer a bilingual curriculum for deaf and hearing students that involves consistent use of Italian and ... More


Into the Mainstream

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 2 examines the Zobrests’ decision-making as they sought opportunities among various school systems available to them for mainstreaming their deaf son, Jim. We follow Jim’s education from the ... More


Introduction: A Brief Look at the History of Music for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

in Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199855810
eISBN:
9780190268329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This introductory chapter provides a historical account of how music is being used to teach and rehabilitate the deaf and hard of hearing. For instance, most nineteenth-century deaf schools included ... More


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