What is Disability Doing in The Dictionary
As highlighted in the video, there are several things that are gained from being a part of this community. Identity, perspective and community are all beneficial gains hence the phase, "Deaf gain" will likely become a way of describing the way hearing people describe people of this community, "hearing loss."
Confusion on why some people believe that they are a part of a group, identify themselves as a member of a community rather than having a disability. Look at the definition of disability-
I CARLY FLEISCHMANN someone who is nonverbal has been accepted to university for the fall. I would love to see the look on my kindergarten teachers face. She thought I didn't like her because I didn't look at her. The moral of this story is that we are all capable (Carly)
Why is everybody constantly having to put a negative word upon something they don't understand completely? If the world would open their eyes and look more at what they might be missing, they would see that there is no "normal".