Deafness Essays

Deaf Blindness

Most people assume that a deaf blind child is someone who is not able to hear or see. “Our country’s special educational law defines deaf-blindness as the combination of the visual and hearing impairment” (“Deaf Blindness”). These two impairments make the person lose his or her communication skills, developmental and educational needs. The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness observes that the key feature of deaf-blindness is that the “combination of losses limits access to auditory and visual information” (“Deaf Blindness”). Through this…

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Sean Berdy

The world may not all know who Sean Berdy is quiet yet, but soon he will make a huge impact for the deaf community as a huge actor, entertainer, and comedian. Sean Lance Berdy was born on June 3, 1993 in the sweet town of Boca Raton, Florida. One of his most common nicknames was “Birdy”. Sean as well as his parents Scott and Terrie Berdy and his brother Tyler were all born deaf at birth and this has nothing…

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A Day in the Life of Deaf Culture

After watching the videos about how deaf people go along with their daily life, I realized there isn’t very much that is different than how someone who can hear lives there daily life. When watching all of the 5 people, I noticed that every single one of them used a video phone or cell phone, computers, and other gadgets. I didn’t know how much technology they actually used, and I was quite surprised, and interested in more, or other technology…

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