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Unformatted text preview: BRAZIL Tiffany Hott Kelsey Dauw Leigh Volpi Brazil According to the 2000 Brazilian Census, it was estimated that about 5,750,890 Brazilians had some sort of hearing disability.--No strong tools to assess deafness--Lack of access to accommodations Population of Brazil (2009)193,733,795 Most populated country in South America First Deaf School in Brazil ¡ The first school for the Deaf in Brazil was founded by Frenchman M. Hernest Huet in 1855. ¡ The school was named the National Institute for the Deaf and Dumb in Rio de Janeiro. ¡ The population of the school remained small until it began accepting students from other states in South America. Early History of Deaf Schools ¡ Following the Congress of Milan in 1880, Oralism became the only method used in Brazilian schools to educate the Deaf people. ¡ Under this method, many Deaf students spent most of their school years in primary school. ¡ They were not able to the reading and writing skills necessary to move on to higher grades. Total Communication and Bilingualism ¡ After the 1970s and until the 1990s, the Total Communication method replaced the oral method in Brazilian schools. ¡ TC is a mixture of sign language, finger spelling, lip reading, and speech therapy....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course SPN 211 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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