Deaf in America: Voices From a Culture

@inproceedings{Einspruch1989DeafIA,
  title={Deaf in America: Voices From a Culture},
  author={Burton C. Einspruch},
  year={1989}
}
Historically, medical schools have seldom prepared an emerging physician to deal with problems so fundamental as nutrition, much less such complex political and ethical issues as the subcultures of poverty, minorities, or the "handicapped." Authors Padden and Humphries have undertaken the task of clarifying the cultural "uniqueness" of the deaf. Being deaf was regarded as a separate but very undesirable culture as early as medieval times, when "the position of the deaf was especially difficult… CONTINUE READING

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