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Friday, 12 February 2016

Paddy Ladd Explaining The Concept Of Deafhood

The BBC's programme for Deaf people, See Hear, has released a recent item featuring Deaf academic Paddy Ladd, explaining the concept of Deafhood. The term Deafhood first became widespread when it was published in Ladd's book called Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood in 2003. It has since become understood around the world. Deafhood involves seeing being Deaf as being part of a culture, rejecting the 'medical model' of deafness, and being positive about Deaf identity. [ 303 more words. ] 
The BBC’s programme for Deaf people, See Hear, has released a recent item…
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