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).
References in periodicals archive ?
Bringing my sister Ciara in means we can balance the two worlds, the deaf world and the hearing.
Members of Wales Deaf Rugby Union team want the chance to compete in the Sevens Deaf World Cup in Australia in April 2018.
While looking for these moments, the reader realizes that they cannot appear because the book is devised to be a great outcry of pain, a piercing "why," an attempt to reach the deaf world that has reduced the Second World War to what it was not.
I am delighted at being accepted to represent deaf BSL users, there are so many facets within the deaf world and I think NAG will be a perfect opportunity to showcase them, promoting awareness and accommodate much sought after resolutions.
In chapter four Leigh introduces the reader to the deaf world to examine what it means to be deaf versus Deaf.
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 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.
Deaf citizens negotiate space in a manner that is sensorially distinct from that of hearing citizens and Wrigley (1996, page 3) depicts the Deaf World as follows:
She also garnered support and donations for a school that would enable the development of a thriving Deaf World in America, especially in its maritime urban centers.
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.