Deaf vs. deaf: There are distinct differences between the terms “Deaf” and “deaf” within the Deaf community. First, read through a few of the following articles:
After you have a good idea of the difference between “Deaf” and “deaf,” discuss how you feel about this distinction. How does this fit in with any assumptions you had about the Deaf community? Do you feel that these terms symbolize pride in the community or is it some type of prejudice and segregation?