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Three scholars of Deaf culture offer insights into the U.S. Deaf community among people who use American Sign Language.
Trainers can use this manual to teach a capacity building training program for non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Explains what is capacity building and how it can help an organization grow and succeed.
The author argues that the most important thing is that Deaf children need Deaf adults as role models and as professionals working with them.
Lesson learned? Ask people want they want and need. Imagine how excited your home community will be knowing that they are collecting goods which will be appreciated and used to make a real difference in people’s lives. Don’t send “Nana gifts.” Ask first.
I looked at the seven statues of St. John on the shelf and asked them all for help. I had made it clear earlier that this money was theirs to spend as they wanted, so I had to shut up and be disappointed seeing them buy paper goods that would be used once and tossed away…for what?
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
This manual on sign language work explains strategies for doing successful sign language work and some of the issues to think about.
Sarah visited Ghana last year & worked with GNAD Youth. Watch the video to learn more!
Talks about different concepts of culture and how these apply to deaf communities. He suggests we speak of a new concept called “deafhood”.
This article describes a project in which Vietnamese Deaf children learn through sign language. Parents and teachers learn sign language.