Deaf Culture: Disabled or Different

Deaf Culture: Disabled or Different

Work type:   Research paper

Format:         MLA

Pages: 2 pages (550 words, Double spaced_) Academic level: Undergrad. (yrs. 1-2)

Subject or discipline:         Other

Title:   Deaf Culture: Disabled or Different

Number of sources:           2

Paper instructions:

Write a four-page (approximately 1,000 words when appropriately formatted) MLA style paper.

In your paper you should talk about each of the following issues as you try to explain how being labeled “disabled” is both a good thing and a bad thing for the Deaf community:

  • What the ADA is?
  • How the American Deaf community benefits from the ADA?
  • Explain empowerment as it applies to the American Deaf Community.
  • Explain “audism” and how it affects Deaf.
  • Explain the conflicts that arise within the American Deaf Community of being seen as both a distinct culture/a linguistic minority and a disabled group.