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Amanda Cunningham American and Jamaica have some similar and some different ways of viewing the deaf community. Both have ways to help the deaf yet Jamaica seems to cater more to what deaf children actually need rather the government thinks they need. Both ways are effective for different reasons and both work in different ways. In the article, the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf was mentioned. I really took an interest when I read about this school. I found that this school, unlike the ones in the United States, really focuses on helping deaf children learn and move forward. They feel that total communication is the best method where as America was stuck on the oral method for a long period of time. Total communication is a great way to teach deaf students because it caters to the method that the need most. I found that the difference was that the school in Jamaica was funded by a religious organization. They felt that deaf people need to be saved, where as the schools in America are funded by the government. Jamaica also focuses on making a deaf community by making a deaf village and helping
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