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Basic introduction to Deaf culture

A basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Primarily focuses on U.S. Deaf community for students of American Sign Language.

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Provides a basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Therefore, it’s about language, values, sign language literature, socializing, and more. Furthermore, the primary focus of this page is the U.S. Deaf community for students learning American Sign Language. Meanwhile, Deaf communities in other countries use different sign languages. This basic introduction to Deaf culture is a starting point for people who are new.

The website is partly accessible for people using screen reading software, but with difficulty. For example, some images use alternative tags to describe them, while others do not.

Also explore other resources on Deaf cultures around the world.

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