Ladd CH3 page 160-161 David Kerr (5:15)
Posts tagged: cochlear implants
Ladd CH3 page 158-160 Rory Osbrink (7:39)
Ladd CH3 pages 152-153 Jehanne McCullough (3:07)
Ladd CH1 p. 35-36 Weiner (6:50)
Opening part of this section says “Over the last 100 years, ‘medical’ and ‘social’ models of deafness have viewed Deaf people as disabled and situated them accordingly within its practices. However, the very recent ‘culturo-linguistic model’ has produced a contemporary Deaf discourse which refuses this categorisation and denies that degree of hearing impairment has relevance for cultural membership.” This reflects the second (out of 3) clash of discourses about the Deaf situation covered in this video.
Ladd CH1 p.30-32 Falgier (9:05)
Discusses the Oralism/Mask of Benevolence’s powerful grip on media in framing society’s thinking about Deaf people and their issues — confusing them about Deaf people as individuals vs as a community. Also, Oralism colonialism damaged Deaf organizations’ abilities to be Deaf-centered, confident, independent from the Mask of Benevolence.