Hate speech is NOT freedom of speech! Freedom of speech requires responsibility while hate speech doesn’t. So the Oralism is hate speech.
I’m biologically deaf; therefore, I’m not audiologically or medically deaf. I’m a proud member of Deaf culture; therefore, I’m culturally Deaf.
“I cannot understand how a language like sign language — the richest in expressions, the most energetic, the most incalculably advantageous in its universal intelligibility — is still so neglected and that only the Deaf speak it. That is, I confess, one of those irrationalities of the human mind I cannot explain.”
-Pierre Desloges (1779)
I’m biologically deaf! I am not an audiologically or medically deaf guy. Oralism will never accept me. That is a good news for me personally but they have done to so many Deaf kids by taking away their true identity.
Oralism, Auditory Verbal Therapy or Listening and Spoken Language is purely delusional belief! Nothing more nothing less!
If AGBell were the government, it would not grant liberty to Deaf people and their parents.
A well written article “About Us, Without Us: Inclusion In The Threat Of Eradication that I strongly encourage you to read. Dr. Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, Assistant Professor at Gallaudet University.
Originally published on Impact Ethics see link below.
Deaf Superintendent Advocacy!