ERIC Number: EJ589615
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Development of Deaf Bicultural Identity.
Holcomb, Thomas K.
American Annals of the Deaf, v142 n2 p89-93 Apr 1997
The importance of providing children with deafness with opportunities to develop a solid deaf identity at an early age, which is based on Epstein's model of self-theory, is discussed. Seven categories of possible identities for people with deafness are outlined and the stages of developing a bicultural awareness presented. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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