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Melvin "Mel" Patterson explains the meaning of Deafhood. Click for transcript.

Deafhood 201 (Oct)

Sept 27 to Oct 26, 2022. Tuesdays & Wednesdays. 6p to 8p CST

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Deafhood 101 (Oct)

Oct 22 to Oct 30, 2022. Saturdays & Sundays. 10a - 4p CST

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Allies in Deafhood (Oct)

October 27, 2022 (Thursday). 5:30p - 8:30p CST

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Dr. Paddy Ladd, author of Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood (2003), coined the word Deafhood to describe wholesome ways of being Deaf in spite of medicalized attitudes, discrimination, and oppression. He presented a framework to understand our past, work within the present and plan for the future which Deafhood Foundation works to further. To learn more about his work, please go to Dr. Paddy's Corner.

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