FINALESSAY - Tiffany Hott SPA 211 Final Essays 1. Describe...

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Tiffany Hott SPA 211 Final Essays 1. Describe the similarities and differences between the US and another countries deaf/deaf cultures and sign language characteristics, and education approaches. Incorporate discussions and data from your readings and/or your global education project paper and presentation. Deaf people live in every country of the world and have different cultures, customs, traditions, values, and beliefs. In the same way, each country has a unique deaf culture within it, and they can greatly differ as well. In this essay I will talk about the similarities and differences between the U.S. deaf culture and the Brazilian deaf culture, encompassing their sign language characteristics and educational approaches. In the U.S. they deaf culture is large and ever growing. Even in Cincinnati, there are months “deaf chats” and dinners and a very active deaf culture. We have many historical deaf schools including the famous Gallaudet University, where the largest conference of deaf people in the world, Deafway II, was held. We have a universal sign language called ASL, which is taught all over the country to deaf and hearing people. Sign language is definitely taught more than the oralism method of teaching. Also, the U.S. has a lot of medical advances, like hearing aids and cochlear implants, which offer many deaf people a unique life choice. Compared to other countries, education and medicine in the U.S. for deaf people is very available, as are services like interpreters. In Brazil, there is a very minimal deaf culture, but it is up and coming. They just
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