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Leo Jacobs has written a unique and personal account of what it is like to be deaf in a hearing world. He speaks out on such issues as mainstreaming and its effect on deaf children and the Deaf community, total communication versus oralism, employment opportunities for deaf adults, and public policy toward deaf people.

This new edition includes an update of services by and for deaf people, and an expanded chapter on legislation and social issues that have had an impact on the Deaf community in the last ten years.

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Bibliography: p. 130-134.

About the Author

Leo M. Jacobs taught for many years at the California School for the Deaf at Berkeley (now Fremont).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780930323615
Author:
Jacobs, Leo M.
Publisher:
Gallaudet University Press
Author:
Jacobs, Leo
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Handicapped
Subject:
Specific Groups - Special Needs
Subject:
Deaf
Subject:
Deafness
Subject:
Deaf -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Deafness -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Third edition
Series Volume:
no. 385
Publication Date:
19891031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
169
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in

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