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Unformatted text preview: express itself in music, story, poetry, and literature. The Deaf community do not see themselves as disabled and do not feel the need to be “fixed.” With ever changing and newer advancements in cochlear implants, that risk the positive attitude towards sign language and being deaf, the culture begins to resent the discrimination or inference that they are disadvantaged, or that the lack of hearing makes them less valuable to society. Deaf communities are diverse and live as ordinary lives as the rest of society. They pay taxes, go to work, walk their dogs, send their kids to schools, they hold political and religious beliefs. Some support deaf organizations, deaf schools, or deaf groups. No matter where you travel in America, the deaf community’s rules, etiquette, high level of communication sharing and constant contact can be seen across the country....
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- Spring '16
- Hearing impairment, British Sign Language