What is Deafhood?

Bethany Gehman on Deafhood 101

Marvin Miller on Deafhood

Workshops

In Search of Deafhood: Your Journey

Deafhood 101

Audience
Deaf people

(workshop in American Sign Language; Deaf-Blind interpreting provided)

Duration
Four days which takes place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 6-10pm on Thursdays and Fridays, 9-5 on Saturday and Sunday. 15 minute breaks provided when needed. 1 hour lunch as well. (In total 20 hours)

Contents
Looking at the Word “Deaf”
The Deaf World before 1880
Effects of Colonialism
Dimensions on Deaf people
Critical Examination
Framing and Re-Framing
A Deafhood Vision
Q&A session

Exploring Deafhood Further

Deafhood 201

Audience
Deaf people

(workshop in American Sign Language; Deaf-Blind interpreting provided)

Duration
Four days which takes place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 6-10pm on Thursdays and Fridays, 9-5 on Saturday and Sunday. 15 minute breaks provided when needed. 1 hour lunch as well. (In total 20 hours)

Contents
This course is a continuation of Paddy Ladd’s powerful book, Understanding Deaf Culture: In search of Deafhood.  This course will give further insights on how one can become a “change agent” within our Deaf community.  Requisite:  You must have taken the Deafhood 101 class.

Allies in Deafhood Workshops

Learn how to be an ally!

Audience
Everyone

(if needed, ASL to English interpretation recommended)

Duration
Ranges – 1, 2, 3, or 6-8 hour workshop

Contents
deafness vs. Deafhood
Colonialism
Audism
Five dimensions of Deaf People
Re-framing their thoughts
Become a great ally for the Deaf community
Q & A Session

For more information and fees on hosting “In Search of Deafhood” Workshop and more, please e-mail chriz@deafhoodfoundation.org.

Handouts
Deafhood Presentation Handout
Deaf-related resources further understanding of Deafhood
Deafhood Strategies for Deaf Community Activism

Upcoming Workshops
For listing of all “In Search of Deafhood” workshops and presentations, visit our Events page for the complete listing.