DFST Subject Gateway
Based on the 2001 Academy Award nominated documentary, this PBS Website provides background on various aspects of Deaf Culture.
This information is supplied by noted researcher Carol Padden Ph.D. who has studied and published on language, communication and deaf culture.
This book is presented from the United Kingdom perspective. Chapter 5, Deaf culture: Discourses and definitions, provides background and meaning.
The National Institute of Health provides a substantial overview of hearing loss and deafness.
The National Institute of Health's NIDCD capsule of information the basic anatomy and function of cochlear implants.
This is a great database to use to begin finding articles related to your topic. It covers a wide range of subjects including - health, medicine and wellness.
Be sure to click the 'Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Journals' checkbox. To insure tht the article is research based you may also ckick the 'References Available' checkbox. Remember to use the Find It button to check for the full-text of an article.
Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education,deaf education, and testing, including areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides abstracts and full text of scholarly journal articles and popular articles in areas related to communication; including speech and language pathology and deaf studies.
Journal citations and abstracts for art, classics, the performing arts, and related disciplines.
Provides full-text access to scholarly, peer reviewed journal articles in a variety of academic disciplines.
A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology and disability.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including Deaf Studies.