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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaf_history

The history of deaf people and their culture make up deaf history. The Deaf culture is an ... Although by some, deafness may be viewed as a disability, the Deaf world sees itself as a language minority. Throughout the years many ...

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs300/en

Deafness and hearing loss fact sheet from WHO: providing key facts and ... 'Deaf' people mostly have profound hearing loss, which implies very little or no ...

wfdeaf.org/human-rights/crpd/sign-language

There are about 70 million deaf people who use sign language as their first language or mother tongue. It is also the first language and mother tongue to many ...

wfdeaf.org/faq

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is an international, non-governmental central organisation of national associations of Deaf people. WFD has a policy of  ...

wfdeaf.org

Over the past 65 years, the World Federation of the Deaf has advocated for the human rights of deaf people everywhere, because deaf people succeed when ...

libguides.gallaudet.edu/content.php?pid=119476&sid=1029190

Information about the number of deaf or hard of hearing people in the United ... from the Bureau's many charts posted on the World Wide Web, and compiled ...

gupress.gallaudet.edu/bookpage/DPAWbookpage.html

In Deaf People Around the World: Educational and Social Perspectives, the leading researchers in 30 nations describe the shared developmental, social, and ...

www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/hearing-world-must-stop-forcing-deaf-culture-assimilate-ncna812461

Oct 25, 2017 ... Too many hearing people view deafness as a deficiency rather than a ... What the hearing world calls “hearing loss,” the Deaf community ...

muse.jhu.edu/book/2069

Deaf People Around the World. Educational and Social Perspectives. Donald F. Moores and Margery S. Miller, Editors. Publication Year: 2009. Published by: ...