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Ericalyn Francavilla ASL 1 Sandra Bradley January 28 th , 2008 Overview of Deaf Life Deaf life has changed throughout the years. Signing is different for people today than it was for people in the past. People use books and tapes to preserve what happened in the past because if they didn’t, they wouldn’t know what happened back then. Today, deaf people have their own clubs. It is a place that they can call their own where they could go and have the language and communication barrier that they have when being in a mainstream world. Here they share stories on what went on in their day, and things like the problems that they have with hearing people. The deaf like to go to these clubs, not because they don’t like hearing people, but it’s a relief to go to a place where there’s no communication barrier and they can communicate in their own language. There are deaf leaders today who try to make life better for deaf people today and for future generations. Now there’s a law that says that handicapped people are equal but there were
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ASL 1 taught by Professor Bradley during the Winter '07 term at RIT.

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