Deaf History Class
John Barrett McGann was one of "the most vocal and effective
of the Canadian special-education pioneer, initiated education for
deaf children in Toronto"(131). He developed a special institution
to help serve the deaf and dumb and blind
American Sign Language
See What I Mean Blog
If I were to visit another country, I would observe many different elements of the culture. First I
would most likely first notice the obvious language differences, say if I w
American Sign Language (004)
I could not come close to truly understanding how it is to be deaf, I think being deaf would be
very different from what I am used to, I take for granted the little noises o
Unit Two Blog
Late 20th Century: The women judge the other one to be rude because, the first thing that
happens in this scene is they start the conversation off right with compliments and talk of pregnancy.
Then the hearin
Unit Two Journal
The perspectives that these labels imply is one of ignorance, implying that all of those who are
considered Deaf or deaf, up until the most recent label in 2000, are disabled or considered not equal to
Places to Visit and Not to Visit
NEW ORLEANS ME VISIT WHY? MARDI GRAS ME WANT TO-GO.
TEXAS ME VISIT WHY? GOOD FOOD ME WANT EAT.
COLORADO ME VISIT WHY? MOUTAINS ME WANT SEE.
CALIFORNIA ME VISIT WHY? ME FAMIL
Unit Two Homework
E1: A.) 1.To be scared, I was scared to go see the movie.2. To be confused, I am confused by this
signW-E 3. Unclear: it is unclear to me what you are signing.
E2: B.) He is the teacher, you are not learn
1. What do you think it would be like to have Deaf parents? Imagine the life of a CODA and
compare it with your own. In what ways would your life be different? How would it be the same?
What do you think it would be like to be a Deaf parent with hearing c
1. All cultures appreciate various forms of art. One famous Deaf artist is Ann Silver, well-known for
her mixed media installations featuring the Deaf experience and aspects of Deaf culture. In A
Century of Difference (link) , Silver charts the evolution
1. Many people are often surprised to learn that Deaf individuals enjoy the same conveniences as
hearing people do, especially with telephones, pagers, and entertainment options. What, if
anything, do you think Deaf people cannot do?
I feel like the only
1. Deafness is often called the "hidden disability" because people don't "look" or "act" deaf. In
what ways is this good or bad? How does this "hidden disability" affect encounters or
relationships between Deaf and hearing people?
Deafness being a hidden
1. What do you think being Deaf is like? What sorts of experiences do you think a Deaf individual
would have? In what ways do you imagine being Deaf is different from your own life? How is it
As a hearing person I cannot say for sure what being d