By Leo Jacobs
This re-creation comprises an replace of providers through and for deaf humans, and an multiplied bankruptcy on laws and social matters that experience had an impression at the Deaf group within the final ten years.
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As he follows his parents around, from the supermarket to the dry cleaners, he has the outward appearance of any "normal" child. And this is the picture which his parents would like to preserve, whether they know it or not. The trouble is that this repressive, ignorant, stultifying outlook means that the deaf child might not learn sign languagethose ridiculous gestures which draw attention to him as nothing else can and it means that he might not go to a special school for deaf children soon enough.
They seem to be much more clinical and standoffish in their attitude, and to regard deaf people more like case studies than as human beings. The second group has an entirely different attitude; they are more interested in deaf persons as individuals in their own right than in their deafness. They socialize much more often with deaf people, and thereby gain empathy that the first group does not seem to possess. Page 7 Modern emphasis on total communication and realistic practicum methods, which include interaction not only with deaf children but also with local deaf communities, is producing an increasing number of hearing professionals in the second category, for which we are grateful.
Ivey Pittle, for their assistance in editing the third revision. Dr. Robert Harmon also contributed a great deal of time in updating facts and statistics for the current revision. To others, including the staff of the Edward Miner Gallaudet Memorial Library, this opportunity is taken to express gratitude for their willing assistance and rendering of information. Page xi About the Author Frequently society is made aware of the problems and status of a minority or a group of people who deviate from the so-called mainstream.