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ERIC Number: ED509251
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Deaf Culture. PEPNet Tipsheet
Siple, Linda; Greer, Leslie; Holcomb, Barbra Ray
PEPNet-Northeast
It often comes as a surprise to people that many deaf people refer to themselves as being members of Deaf culture. The American Deaf culture is a unique linguistic minority that uses American Sign Language (ASL) as its primary mode of communication. This tipsheet provides a description of Deaf culture and suggestions for effective communication.
PEPNet-Northeast. 52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. Tel: 585-475-6433; Fax: 585-475-7660; e-mail: pepnetnortheast@pepnet.org; Web site: http://www.pepnet.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED)
Authoring Institution: PEPNet-Northeast