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Re:sound #76: The Being Deaf Show

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

2007 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


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.

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

produced by

Roman Mars

Roman Mars (@romanmars) is the creator of 99% Invisible , a short radio show about design and architecture.


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