Mar 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HEPR 103 - Introduction to Deaf Studies


Credits: Three (3)
Students will be presented with basic factual information about individuals having severe hearing loss/deafness.  Topics to be discussed will include prevalence of hearing loss/deafness, various cultures within the Deaf community, rearing children who are deaf, social stigmas associated with deafness, educational and employment opportunities available, various forms of sign language used in the Deaf community, and future of sign language usage within the hearing impaired/Deaf population in light of increased cochlear implant surgery.