Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture, Padden & Humphries, 1990, Harvard University Press
ISBN 0674194241
Task: Pick three questions from the list below and write a paper that addresses your chosen questions:

What bias, if any, does the author have in presenting the story of Deaf Culture?
How can someone be deaf but not Deaf?
Why is it important for the Deaf community to make the distinction between cultural versus audiological deafness?
Why would be identity be a difficult issue for a Hard of Hearing person?
Why is the term hearing impaired seen as a negative term within the Deaf community?
Deaf people are often closer to other Deaf community members than they are with their own family.
Using what you’ve learned in the reading, discuss whether or not this a positive or negative situation.