Linguicism: A Major Problem in Deaf Education

What is linguicism? The definition: The discrimination of ASL in preference of the use of voiced or written English.

Alexander Graham Bell’s case is a perfect example of linguicism: he was fluent in ASL, but refused to accept its value or even use it in educational settings.

Drawn by Tami Davidson

Uploaded: Jan 7, 2015

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Tags: Linguicism, Deaf Culture, Education, ASL, Spoken Language, Signed Language, audism

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