Title

Re:sound #76: The Being Deaf Show
Produced
Various producers

Presented

TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA, 2007
Collection
Re:sound
Tags
Australia, Body, International, Politics
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Story

This hour: sign language, lip-reading, and deaf culture.

Being Deaf, part 1: Time Lost
by Kirsti Melville (Street Stories, ABC, 2007)
Kirsti Melville follows hearing parents with deaf children as they negotiate their way through the school systems, the medical establishment, and the sharp political divide between the deaf who learn to speak and those who exclusively sign.

Being Deaf, part 2: Deaf and Proud
by Kirsti Melville (Street Stories, ABC, 2007)
Deaf with a capital D: generations of proud deaf families who would never dream of using hearing aids or implants.

Producer

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

Extra

Hear more from Street Stories on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Featured Music:

Xela, "Inbetween Two Rooms," For Frosty Mornings and Summer Nights (Type, 2007)

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