Deaf-gain

Deaf-gain is defined as "a reframing of 'deaf' as a form of sensory and cognitive diversity that has the potential to contribute to the greater good of humanity." (DSDJ, p. 1) The term is coined by Aaron Williamson of U.K.

Reading resources

H-Dirksen L. Baumann and Joseph J. Murray, Editors. "Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity." 2014.

H-Dirksen L. Baumann and Joseph J. Murray. "Deaf Studies in the 21st Century "Deaf-gain" and the Future of Human Diversity". Pp 210-225. http://joseph-murray.com/wp-content/uploads/ Murray-and-Bauman-Deaf-Gain-Oxford-DEDST-2nd-ed-FINAL.pdf

H-Dirksen L. Baumann and Joseph J. Murray. "Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain." http://dsdj.gallaudet.edu/assets/section/section2/entry19/DSDJ_entry19.pdf

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