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Selected Readings and Resources on Multicultural Issues and Deaf Students

This two-part list identifies numerous articles and books on multicultural issues related to deaf students and national organizations serving or advocating for the needs of deaf people in these ethnic origins.

This list is organized into five categories: Multicultural, African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian and Pacific Islander.

1. READINGS

MULTICULTURAL

Andrews, F. Jean. (2003). Benefits of an Ed.D. Program in Deaf Education: A Survey. American Annals of the Deaf, 148.3 259-266.

Banks, J.A. (2001) Cultural Diversity and Education: Foundations, Curriculum, and Teaching. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Banks, J.A. & Banks, C.A.M. (eds.). (2001). Handbook of research on multicultural education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Battles, D.E. (Ed.). (1998). Communication disorders in multicultural populations. (2nd Ed.). Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Case, Bridet A. (2000, Spring). Using analogy to develop an understanding of deaf culture. A K-5 Curriculum. Multicultural Education, v7 n3 p41-44. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3935/is_200004/ai_n8878907

Christensen, K.M., & Delgado, G.L. (Eds.). (2000). Deaf plus: a multicultural perspective. San Diego: Dawn Sign Press.

Christensen, K.M., & Delgado, G.L. (1993). Multicultural Issues in deafness. White Plains N.Y.: Longman.

Cohen, O.P. (1991). Deaf children from ethnic, linguistic and racial minority background: An overview. American Annals of the Deaf, 135 (2), 67-93.

Cohen, O.P. (1992, Spring). Underserved minorities in deaf schools. Preview, p. 14.

Cohen, O.P. (April, 1997). Giving all children a chance: Advantages of an antiracist approach for deaf children. American Annals of the Deaf 142(2), 80-83.

Davidson, A., & Nuru, J. (1990-1991, Winter). Creating a culturally diverse community: Academic administrators as agents for change. Gallaudet Today, 21(2), 18-23.

de Garcia- Gerner, B. (2002, Nov.). The achievement gap and language minority students. Voices: Maryland Multicultural Coalition Newsletter, 14. (6).

de Garcia- Gerner, B. (2002). (Guest Editor). Special Topics: Focus on Minority Teachers. Advancing the Conversation. Multicultural Perspectives, 4 (2), pp. 3-25.

Feinberg, R.C. (2002). Bilingual education: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. (ref LC3731 .F45 2002).

Kluwin, T.N. (Dec. 1994). The interaction of race, gender, and social class effects in the education of deaf students. American Annals of the deaf 139(5), 465-471.

Lummer, L. & Plue, C. (2000). Multicultural deaf consumers’ perspectives of interpreter services panel session. Interpreter Workshop Series. Aurora, IL: Waubonsee Community College.

Marschark, M. & Spencer, P.E. (Eds). (2003). Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language and education. New York: Oxford University Press. (4th floor, HV2380 .088 2003).

Pedersen, P. (Ed.) (1999). Multiculturalism as a fourth force. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Muzel.

Rosenthal, W. Judithl (2000). Handbook of Undergraduate Second Language Education. Lawrence Earlbaum Associates

Sass-Lehrer, B., Gerner de Garcia, B., & Rovins, M. (1997). Creating a multicultural school climate for deaf children and their families. Washington DC: Pre-College National Mission Programs, Gallaudet University. A free download is available at:
http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/products/SI01.html

Screen, R.M. (1994). Multicultural perspectives in communication disorders. San Diego, CA: Singular Pub. Group.

Webster, O. Yehudi. (1997). Against the Multicultural Agenda. A critical thinking alternative. Greenwood Publishing Group.

AFRICAN AMERICAN

Anderson, G.B., & Grace, C. A. (1991). Black deaf adolescents: A diverse and underserved population. Volta Review 93(5), 73-86.

Callaway, T. (1986). Rehabilitation of deaf black individuals: Problems and intervention strategies. Journal of Rehabilitation 52(4), 53-56.

Corbett, C. (1999). Mental health issues for African American People. In I. Leigh (Ed.). Psychotherapy with deaf clients of diverse groups. Washington D.C: Gallaudet University Press.

Davila, R.R. (1992). The black deaf experience: Empowerment and excellence. Viewpoints on Deafness: A Deaf American Monograph 42, 49-51.

Dunn, L.M (1992). Intellectual oppression of the black deaf child. Viewpoints on Deafness: A Deaf American Monograph 42, 53-58.

Fischgrund, J. Cohen, O.P., & Clarkson, R.L. (1987). Hearing-impaired children in Black and Hispanic families. Volta Review, 89(5), 59-67.

Herring-Wright, M. (1999). Sounds like Home: Growing up Black and Deaf in the south.
Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Krentz, C. (1996). Historical parallels between the African American and Deaf American. Deaf American Monographs, (46) 69-74.

Miller-Hall, M. (1994). Deaf, dumb, and Black: an account of the life of a family. New York: Carlton Press Corp.

Mosely-Hall, C.J. (March 1998). The association between racelessness and achievements among African American deaf adolescents. American Annals of the Deaf,143 (1) 55-64.

Reagan, T. (1990). Cultural considerations in the education of deaf children. In D.F. Moore & K.P. Meadow-Orlans (Eds.) Educational and developmental aspects of deafness. Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Spigner, T.E. (1992). Effects of hearing loss on psychosocial parameters in the black elderly. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Washington DC: Howard University.
(Check your local library (ILL) Inter-library-loan service, to borrow materials from Gallaudet University Library)

Woodward, J. (1985). Black deaf teacher--Short supply. Perspectives for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired, 4(1), 18-19.

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER

Doka, K.J. & Davidson, J.D. (Eds.) (1998). Living with grief: who we are, how we grieve. Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America.

Goldin-Meadow, S. & Saltzman, J. (July, 2000). The cultural bounds of maternal accommodation: How Chinese and American mothers communicate with deaf and hearing children. Psychology Science 11(4), 307-314.

Jones, L. Atkin, K., Ahman, W.I. (Jan 2001). Supporting Asian deaf young people and their families. The role of professional and service. Disability and Society,16(1) 51-70

Mejia-Giudici, C.C. Part of the community: A profile of Deaf Filipino American in Seattle. In Root, M. (Ed.). (1997). Filipino Americans: Transformation and Identity.
Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications, Inc. (pp143-162).

Miles, M. (1984). Deafness in rural Asia. Volta Review 86(6), 274-281.

Wu. C. & Grant, N. (April 1997). Asian, American and deaf: A framework for professionals. American Annals of the Deaf (142) 2, 85-89.

Wu, C. L. & Grant, N. (1999). Asian American and Deaf. In I. Leigh (Ed.). Psychotherapy with deaf clients of diverse groups. Washington D.C: Gallaudet University Press.

HISPANIC

Andrews, J.F. (1991). Hasta luego, San Diego. Washington D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.

Apodaca, M.D. (1997). Who speaks for Hispanic deaf American? Deaf American Monographs, 47(1-2).

de Garcia- Gerner, B., Cobb Morrocco, C., Mata-Aguilar, C, Rich, R. (2002). Literacy for Latino deaf Literacy for Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing English Language Learners: Building the Knowledge Base. Draft Review of the Literature.

de Garcia- Gerner, B. (2002, Nov.). The achievement gap and language minority students. Voices: Maryland Multicultural Coalition Newsletter, 14. (6).

de Garcia- Gerner, B. (2000, Spring). ESL: What? For Whom” How? Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 1(2).

de Garcia- Gerner, B. (1993). Language use in Spanish-speaking families with deaf children. Boston University. Unpublished Thesis.
Check your local library (ILL) Inter-library-loan service, to borrow materials Gallaudet University)

Hernandez, M. (1999). The role of therapeutic groups in working with Latino deaf adolescents. In I. Leigh (Ed.). Psychotherapy with deaf clients of diverse groups. Washington D.C: Gallaudet University Press.

Luetke, B. (1976). Questionnaire results from Mexican-American parents of hearing –impaired children in the United States. American Annals of the Deaf, 12(2), 565-568

Mapp, I. & Hudson, R. (1997). Stress and coping among African American and Hispanic parents of deaf children. American Annals of the Deaf, 142(1), 46-54.

Pollisco, M.J. (1992). American Sign Language intervention with deaf children of monolingual Hispanic families: A case study. University of Arizona: Unpublished Thesis.
Check your local library (ILL) Inter-library-loan service, to borrow materials Gallaudet University)

Ramos, A.M. (1997). Comparing the predisposition of Hispanic and Anglo deaf students toward postsecondary attendance. Gallaudet University: Unpublished Thesis.
Check your local library (ILL) Inter-library-loan service, to borrow materials Gallaudet University)

Redding, R. (1995). Factors influencing academic and behavioral expectations of teachers in classes for deaf and hard of hearing students with diverse racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Gallaudet University: Unpublished Thesis.
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Rodriguez, O. & Santiviago, M. (1991). Hispanic deaf adolescents: A multicultural minority. Volta Review, 93(5), 89-97.

Sonnenstrahl, D. (1997). Deaf heritage presentation: All about deaf Spanish artist Francisco. Deaf Nation, (2)5, 9.

NATIVE AMERICAN

Battisti-Cole, T. (1998). Silent One: The Adventure of a Hearing Impaired Heroine. Champaign Illinois: Lonely Blue Coyote, Inc.

Clark, W.P. (1982). The Indian Sign Language. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Davis, J. & Supalla, S. (1995). A sociolinguistic Description of sign language use in a Navajo Family. In the Ceil, L. (Ed.) Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities. Gallaudet University Press. Washington, D.C.
Eldridge, N. M. (1999). Culturally responsive psychotherapy with American Indians who are deaf. In I. Leigh (Ed.), Psychotherapy with deaf clients from diverse groups (177-201). Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.

Eldridge, N.M. (1993). Culturally affirmative counseling with American Indians who are deaf. Journals of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, 26(4), 1-14.

Eldridge, N. & Carrigan, J. (1992). Where do my kindred dwell? Using art and storytelling to understand the transition of young Indian men who are deaf. Arts in Psychotherapy, 19(1), 29-38.

Hamond, S. A. & Meiners, L.H. (1993). American Indian Deaf children and youth. In
Christensen, K. M. & Delgado, G.L (Eds) Multicultural Issues in Deafness. Longman Publishing Group. 143-166.

Hassell, J. (1993, January). Portrait of a Deaf Rights Advocate. The NAD Broadcaster.

Paris, Goff Damara & Wood K. Sharon. (2002). Step into the Circle: The Heartbeat of American Indian, Alaska Native and first Nations Deaf communities. Salem, OR: AGO Publications

2. NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of the Deaf-Blind
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 121
Silver spring, MD 20910-3803
301-495-4402 TTY
301-495-4403 Voice
301-495-4404 Fax
Email: AADB-info@aadb.org
AIM Buddy Name: AADBOffice
Website: http://www.aadb.org/

AADB is a national consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans and their supports. “Deaf-blind” includes all types and degrees of dual vision and hearing loss. Our membership consists of deaf-blind people from diverse backgrounds, as well as family members, professionals, interpreters, and other interested supporters.

Deaf Aztlan
P.O. Box 14431
San Francisco, CA 94114
WWW: http://www.deafvision.net/aztlan/

Deaf Aztlan is an online resource for Deaf Latinos/as living in the United
States. In addition to this online website, we provide a news and discussion
List for Deaf Latinos/as and our supporters.

Intertribal Deaf Council
P.O. Box 181
Clayton, Delaware 19938
302-653-5051 VP
888-889-0438 V
Email: idc@deafnative.com
http://www.deafnative.com/

National Asian Deaf Congress - USA
P. O. Box 17583
San Diego, CA 92117
http://www.nadc-usa.org/

NADC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to define and address the
cultural, political and social issues experienced by Asians who are deaf or hard of
hearing. NADC is strengthened by the diversity of its members and organizations
Who represent various geographic regions, languages, religions, cultures and
Generations. NADC will also strive to provide education, empowerment, and
Leadership for its respective members and organizations.

National Black Deaf Advocates
P.O. Box 1126
Asheville, NC 28802
Email Secretary@nbda.org
http://www.nbda.org

The mission of National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA) is to promote the culture, and empowerment of African Americans deaf and hard of hearing persons. NBDA is the first and largest consumer organization of deaf and hard of hearing for African American. Leaders of the Black Deaf community founded NBDA in 1982. The aim is to ensure African American representation in leadership and policy. NBDA programs and services includes; Annual Convention, Forum and Workshops, public information, and Chapter networking activities.

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