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ASL 3530 DIA Ch. 3-7
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A person's 'Deaf center' has very little to do with the severity of his or her hearing loss
A deaf center
"The Central Point of Reference" Different Vantage Point, Unique Perspective on the World, Not everything looks different, or at least not completely different
People labeled as 'EX-ORAL' are more likely to be accepted in the deaf culture than are people who are labeled as 'ORAL'
Deaf kids often yell into the corners of the rooms. This is an attempt to disrupt the class when hearing teachers try to punish them by making them stand in a corner.
Deaf 'bull sessions' are often the setting in which Deaf people share with others how they learned that doing certain things makes noise.
At about the same time that William Stokoe uncovered the phonological structure of ASL, Deaf poets were developing a new consciousness about the potential of Asl as a source of creativity
Although Deaf people have long felt attachments to one another, there has never been any push to form separate communities, states, or countries formed on the needs of Deaf people
When deaf children arrive at school they learn something interesting about the word Deaf. Which of the following best describes what they learn?
Hearing people, deaf means anyone who wears hearing aids.
The ASL sign commonly glossed as THINK-HEARING is used for which of the following purposes within the Deaf culture?
As a derogatory sign identifying deaf people with advanced English reading skills.
Both hearing and Deaf people's definitions of hard-of-hearing share the fact that
reflect a perceived difference from what is considered "normal" for each.
Veditz believed that sign language derived from spoken languages and have been invented from individuals such as Epee. Verdiz beliefs can be traced back from...?
beliefs held by others
It is not surprising that [Deaf people's] theories about themselves and their language are
powerfully colored by beliefs held by others
It was simply unthinkable at the time to refer to signed language
in the kind of terms used by modern linguists
What are the two different parts of sound?
the acoustic phenomena and the cultural mediated interpretation of these phenomena.
Common misconceptions of sound:
Deaf people live in a world without sound.•Perpetuated by movies •and Deaf people themselves•Without sound, one cannot truly understand the world.•Meaning associated with sound is culturally mediated.•Without sound one can't appreciate rhythm.
Reality of sound:
Sound plays substantial role in Deaf people's lives.•Necessary to negotiate the world.•Few completely Deaf people.•Play with sound•Use it for limited purposes like attention getting.•Deaf people realize sound is important to hearing people.•Learning what sound means to hearing people is a process.•Deaf people use sound for purposes of control•Get out of chores.•DPN drowned out Jane Spilman
Deaf people showed that they always knew the potential of the language, but they did after all know. What we now see is a new reflectiveness about their
language and a new vocabulary for describing it.
Deaf culture is a powerful testimony to
both the profound needs and the profound possibilities of human beings
Out of a striving to interpret, to make sense of their world, they have created
systems of meaning that explain how they understand their place in the world.
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