ERIC Number: ED021389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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Cultural Activities for the Deaf.
World Federation of the Deaf, Rome (Italy).; Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., Washington, DC.
Cultural activities for the deaf are described and discussed in seven conference papers. Two papers by P. R. Wisher of Gallaudet College treat "The Role of Physical Education and Athletics for the Deaf in a Hearing World" and "Psychological Contributions of Dance to the Adjustment of the Deaf." Also included are three papers from Poland: H. Burno-Nowakowska, in "Forms and Methods of Raising the Culture and Shaping of Personality of the Deaf and Their Contacts with the Hearing," reports on the use of leisure time by the deaf; B. Gluszczak, in "Exit from the Circle of Silence," describes a pantomime theater of the deaf; and M. Krysztalowska offers "Remarks on Purpose and Organization of Education through Art in Schools for Deaf Children." In "Artistic Activities of the Deaf" N. A. Klykova describes the Moscow Theater Studio of Mimicry and Gesture for the deaf; and S. Bjorndal of Norway considers the role of the visual arts, including film, in "How Can One Develop the Esthetic Experiences of the Deaf Child?" (JD)
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Authoring Institution: World Federation of the Deaf, Rome (Italy).; Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., Washington, DC.