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flashBACK: Oral Method in Deaf Institutes (Post-Milan 1880)

Posted by: Staff Writer on March 25, 2013  |  Comments

The use of Manual sign and Oralism has been in a life-long battle since the beginning of education for the Deaf. A speaker in the documentary, “Through Deaf Eyes” describes the period of Oralism in Deaf history as the ‘Dark Ages’- an era we might recall when Deaf students were forced to speak and also punished for using their natural language, American Sign Language.

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What is Paddy Ladd’s “Deafhood” and Have We Found It Yet?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Nov. 12, 2012  |  Comments

It has its own Wikipedia entry. It has a custom sign (“DEAF” + “BELLY”). It literally gets on some peoples’ skin, in the form of tattoos and printed sweatshirts, and under the skin as our consciousness. “Deafhood” is everywhere. But on September 24, we – an audience of 200+ - got the inside scoop straight from the hands of the British guy who invented the term. 

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Dan Savage's "Miracle!": Insult or Ode to The Deaf-Blind?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Aug. 27, 2012  |  Comments

If Dan Savage were Dr. Jekyll, then his latest theatrical potion turned Helen Keller into a glittery Dr. Hyde: A shock-collared Deaf-Blind pet of drag queens. But he hasn’t cooked up a monster, he’s cooked up a re-examination of the story we all know and love.

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