Deafhood is a concept which originated at University of Bristol Centre for Deaf Studies, based on Reader Dr. Paddy Ladd's (2003) book Understanding Deaf Culture: In search of Deafhood. Since then the concept has spread rapidly and around the world with Deafhood websites, organisations and productions.
Dr. Paddy Ladd - Deafinition of Deafhood
The term was designed to be used in English-speaking countries. It would be wrong for us to state how this should work in other languages – that is for each country to decide. But you are welcome to share with us your thinking. More...
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