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Deaf Culture, Our Way: Anecdotes from the Deaf Community
Using humorous stories with illustrations, this classic collection brings deaf culture to life through personal experiences and practical day-to-day information. Various aspects of the deaf world are illuminated through anecdotes, updated in this edition to include new stories about the foibles of the latest communication technologies, including VRS, videophones, email, an ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by DawnSignPress
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Absolutely BRILLIANT book. Not only are the illustrations funny, but so many of the anecdotes are true. A hearing person might read this and not understand some of the humour, but as a Deafie, I almost had my cup of tea spray out of my nose from laughing so hard. Great book!
This was a great look into some of the common and hopefully not so common experiences of the Deaf Community. My daughter and I are learning American Sign Language and hope to avoid saying or asking something that would embarrass ourselves if given the opportunity to chat with someone who is deaf or hearing impaired. This book gave us some definite “not-to” examples.
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