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“We’re the Same, I’m Deaf, You’re Deaf, Huh!”

Donna West

in Deaf around the World

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199732548
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199866359 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0024
“We’re the Same, I’m Deaf, You’re Deaf, Huh!”

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The author worked with Paul Scott, the author of chapter 12, educating deaf children before entering academia. This chapter reports on an earlier research project in which the author interviewed children about their experiences in Scott’s classroom. The chapter gives us the children’s responses to the author’s questions, showing through masterfully chosen examples their eloquently expressed appreciation of Scott’s training.

Keywords: Deaf activism; British Sign Language; Deaf culture; Deaf pride; Deaf identity

Chapter.  2031 words. 

Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning

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