deaf culture

(redirected from Deaf World)

deaf cul·ture

(def kŭl'chŭr)
Deafness perceived as a culture (rather than as a disability), which is characterized by having its own language, American Sign Language (ASL).
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After terrorism in French capital Paris, the dump and deaf world towards the Muslims is now speaking and believed with the European Union on the principle of live and let to live.
My parents wanted me to be able to choose between a hearing and a deaf world.
My experiences were amazing, but the only thing I wish those hearing people can at least try to learn sign for us, even though there's a small deaf world.
Purple's portfolio of solutions spans across telephone captioning services, text relay services, on-site interpreting services and video relay interpreting (VRI) delivering a wide array of options to meet the varied communication needs of businesses and customers, collectively make communicating with both the deaf world and the hearing world accessible to all.
The documentary follows Rita and her family as they make life changing decisions for Maiya''s future - the choice between embracing the deaf world, learning to sign and sending her to a specialist school, or trying to give her hearing with technology, implants and artificial sound.
Demi struggles to understand her place in the hearing and deaf world, then add in a dose of lack of confidence, romance, discrimination, and a flawless older sister.
Linda Diaz came to the deaf world in the opposite way, living much of her life as a hearing person until her mid-30s, when otosclerosis set in and she began losing her hearing.
I wanted to go somewhere special to celebrate Deaf World Travel's 20th anniversary and I chose Dubai at a time of a special event [the Dubai Shopping Festival] because it's a different culture, has amazing sea resorts and the tallest building in the world," said Joliet, one of the special needs tourists who was in Dubai with a tour party last week.
He speaks on one hand to people familiar with language planning and policy but not the deaf world or sign language, and on the other those involved in the deaf world who have no experience with language planning.
Her performance, along with clever direction and sound design, really took us into her deaf world, showing the comfort she got from silence and the pleasure she derived through her other senses.
4) If debates among deaf Jews reverberated with the concerns of the deaf world, they also echoed conversations circulating in the wider Jewish world.