Reflective paper #2
Before last weeks class, I was unsure about cochlear implants, their function, and
how the deaf community reacted to them. When I read the article Educating Deaf
Students: From Research to Practice, I thought how the imp
After watching the movie For A Deaf Son, I had many mixed emotions about the
way that Tommys parents handled his deafness. I understand that it must be very difficult
on a hearing family to first deal with a deaf child, but I
Reflective Essay #1
When I entered my second semester of college, I knew one thing for sure: I
needed to take a class that interested me, but did not challenge me as much as my other
classes. For one, I am an Engineering Major. Engineering
Reflective Essay 5
I watched the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. After viewing the movie, I
was a little disappointed about how little of a part Charless brother David played in the
movie. David is a deaf actor and played deaf in the mov
Reflective Paper #6
The first thing that interested me about hearing children with deaf parents is that
they are considered bilingual if they are brought up learning ASL and English. However,
since they are hearing, they will be apart of th
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EPSY 252 Final Exam Spring 2010
A1. Name three barriers to full classroom participation for hard-of hearing students who
are mainstreamed in regular classroom settings.
One barrier to full classroom participation f
Study Questions for Cochlear Implants
Study Questions for Marschark, Lang, & Albertini (2002)
1. How are cochlear implants different from hearing aids?
2. Why is there concern over cochlear implants (from the Deaf Community
3. Why do hearing
Study Questions for Lane (2005) "Ethnicity, Ethics, and the Deaf-World"
1. What is the aim of this article?
2. Describe how members of the Deaf-World possess the properties of an ethnic group.
3. If the Deaf-world is afforded status as an "ethnic
Study Questions for Emmorey (1994)
1) Refute the following Myths about Sign Language
Sign Language is Universal
Sign Language is made up of pictorial gestures and is similar to mime
Sign Language is a pidgin form of spoken language using the h
EPsy 252 Spring 2010
American Deaf Culture and Education
Instructor: Dr. Jenny Singleton
Video: D-Pan (Waiting on the world to Change)
Video: Through Deaf Eyes (Part 1, 60 min.)
EPsy252 p. 1
Diversity and Deafness
How do recent immigrants living in U.S. frame deafness? (Cheng, 2000)
What is considered a disability?
From whom does one seek medical advice?
What are the methods of Healing?
What are the religious or philosophical bel
Ponce de Leon: First teacher of deaf 1500s taught rich landowners
Abbe De LEpees: work on language and mental portion 1700s France
Added French grammar and invented signs
Started with finger-spelling, then grammar then sentences
1800s moved to different s