Deaf Culture - Coggle Diagram
Personal Identity - Comes from the acceptance of medical or cultural perspectives.
Personal Identity and language choice made from a deaf person cannot be separated.
The person will choose which language to use either ASL or English sign language.
Deaf culture contains the most common structure which is behavior development
Values and Beliefs
Respect for ASL
Respect for eyes/ Hands
Visual access to information through signs/ Posters/ Visual announcements.
Rules of Behavior
Maintain eye contact/ Gaze during conversation
Getting attention/ Tap on shoulder/ Wave hands
Avoid chewing gum/ Standing in front of a bright window/ Smoking/ Holding an object while talking to someone.
Social clubs/ Private social gatherings/ Community events
Playing sports/ Board games/
Oral history/ Deaf humor/ ASL poetry/ Folklore/ Storytelling
Mime/ Plays/ Skits
Age/ Economic class/ Race/ Ethnic background/ Geographic origin
Religious Background/ Gender/ Abilities/ Hearing status/ Vision status
Language/ Personal, family influences/ Education/ Cultural Influences