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Understand The Deaf Perspective


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A simple and effective show to take answer most of what you wanted to know about the deaf community.

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Understand The Deaf Perspective

  1. 1. The Deaf are human beings, Respect them and their language.
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Deaf will never be a hearing person. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The problem of the deaf is not their lack of hearing, but the lack of understanding by the hearing people that the deaf have a language.
  4. 4. Deaf people can do anything except hear.
  5. 5. Sign language is the language of free expression and communication for the deaf.
  6. 6. Sign Language supports the Deaf just as the net supports the trapeze artist.
  7. 7. As Long as there are Deaf people on earth, there will be signs
  8. 8. Sign language are the languages of deaf people
  9. 9. Sign language helps deaf people to develop mentally and intellectually.
  10. 10. Any sign language does not obey the syntax rules of any spoken language.
  11. 11. The attitudes prejudices and misconceptions towards sign language have to be cleaned.
  12. 12. The first language of deaf children should be sign language.
  13. 13. The acquisition of a natural sign language should begin as early as possible in order to take advantage of critical period effects.
  14. 14. The natural sign language acquired by a deaf child provides the best access to educational content.
  15. 15. The learning of spoken language for a deaf person in the process of learning a second language through literacy.
  16. 16. Sign language and spoken language are not the same must be kept separate in use and in the curriculum.
  17. 17. The full human potential of the deaf can be realized only if they are allowed to develop language and cultures in which sound plays no significant role.
  18. 18. Deaf people have sharp eyes, hearing people have sharp ears so it is the same really.
  19. 19. Sign language helps deaf people break through their isolation and facilitates integration into society.
  20. 20. To prohibit the use of sign language in a group or in education is linguistic Genocide.