Deafness Essay Topics

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,… View Article

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… View Article

Sean Berdy Essay

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… View Article

Exceptional needs children

Michael Michael, a five-year-old male, just diagnosed with hearing loss and a speech disorder, has not learned to speak properly and is working with a speech therapist three times a week. Michael does not show any progress in learning letters or numbers. His parents are worried that he might be labeled in school and not… View Article

Language development with deaf children

Erik Drasgow discussed in his article how important early exposure is for deaf children (Drasgow 1998). Unlike hearing children who are exposed to language early in the womb, deaf children get their exposure to language at birth (Drasgow 1998). Drasgow explains that studies show the earlier language is developed the higher children excel in language… View Article