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Seen and now finally heard8 / 25 / 2012
I was working with a group of people who exploit vision every day. Their stories, both oral and written, were graced with subtle detail and nuanced observations. The tales revealed the relentless challenges and frustrations of being deaf.....
I also learnt that signing is a language of subtlety and complexity, an intimate expression of community that contains within it a rich but often hidden tradition of storytelling. It unites the deaf community through a shared culture and oral lore handed down through the generations.
Editors Note: This article provides great coverage of what it means to be deaf and how sign strengthens the community and the individual
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The divided culture of the Deaf10 / 19 / 2011
Outrage in the deaf community over comments made by Dr Dimity Dornan, Queensland's Business Woman of the Year, has prompted Simon J. Green to dig a little deeper into deaf culture, and ask why not everyone wants their disability cured.
Read more on ABCs Ramp Up Website

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