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RESOURCES AND LINKS
CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Movie
Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family and finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.
The History of Deaf Communities in Canada
The bill aimed to promote inclusivity and equal access for a “barrier-free Canada.”
The Sign languages of the Deaf must be given the same status as any other legitimate language.
The natural language of Deaf people is Sign language.
DEAF TERMINOLOGY GLOSSARY
A recent list of terminology for use with or in the deaf community.
Contact Read My Lips
Hearing Loss | The Canadian Encyclopedia
Trudeau's Trip: Canadian Man Euthanized For Hearing Loss (capforcanada.com)
Canadian Association of the Deaf Terminology
Statistics on Deaf and hard of Hearing
School for the Deaf in the world
Facts about the Deaf Community
Deaf Culture Facts That Might Surprise You
7 things you need to know about deaf culture
Understanding Deaf culture through Art Thursday May 25, 2017 You tube video
People’s History of Canada: The History of Deaf Communities in Canada
Fun Facts About the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Culture
IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)
- Deaf people who use ASL as their primary language are the largest unreached linguistic-cultural people group in North America.
- ASL is not simply a signed version of English and is referred to as “interpreted” and not “translated."
- Hearing loss is one of the most widespread chronic conditions facing Canadians. According to a recent Canadian Health Measures Survey, about four million people in Canada are living with hearing loss. Forty percent of adults aged 20-79 have slight hearing loss in one or both ears.