Paddy Ladd: the father of Deafhood

Dr. Paddy Ladd is a Deaf scholar, activist, author, and researcher of Deaf culture. Dr. Ladd authored the book, Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood, in which first developed the concept "Deafhood" in 1993.

A video clip of Dr. Paddy Ladd's presentation at NTID/RIT in Rochester, New York in 2004 on the subject of colonialism and Deafhood.


Ladd, Paddy. Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood.

Prasad, Raekha (19 March 2003). "Sound and Fury Profile: Paddy Ladd, pioneer and activist, taking 'deaf culture' to a wider audience." The Guardian. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

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